Islanders Agree to Terms on Entry-Level Contract with Ness
Former second-round pick will report to Bridgeport after agreeing to a three-year contract with Islanders
Wednesday, 03.16.2011 / 3:38 PM ET / News
New York Islanders
|Aaron Ness skates in a game at the University of Minnesota. Click photo to view photo gallery.
Ness, the Islanders second-round selection (40th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, signs after completing three seasons of collegiate hockey at the University of Minnesota. The 5’10”, 177-pound defenseman appeared in 35 games this season with the Golden Gophers, recording 14 points (two goals, 12 assists) and 41 penalty minutes. The 20-year-old blue-liner concludes his collegiate career with 111 games played and 43 points (six goals, 37 assists).