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Avalanche sign Hobey Baker finalist Ben Meyers

Apr 7, 2022; Boston, MA, USA; Minnesota forward Ben Meyers (39) collides with Minnesota State forward Ryan Sandelin (14) going for the puck during the second period of the 2022 Frozen Four college ice hockey national semifinals at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Ben Meyers on Wednesday to a two-year contract through the 2022-23 season.

Financial terms were not disclosed by the team for Meyers, who finished as a finalist for the 2022 Hobey Baker Award. The honor is given annually to the best player in men’s Division I hockey,

Meyers was named the Big Ten Player of the Year after recording team-leading totals in both goals (17) and points (41) in 34 games this past season at the University of Minnesota.

Meyers, 23, represented the United States at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing.

–Field Level Media