The Golden Knights signed college free agent defenseman Jake McLaughlin to an AHL contract for the 2020-21 season Tuesday.
The 23-year-old recently finished his senior season at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He had three goals and 11 assists in 34 games to help the Minutemen finish 21-11-2. His 14 points were a career-high.
McLaughlin is the first AHL signing by the Knights’ new Henderson affiliate.