BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Malcolm Subban to a three-year entry-level contract, general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Thursday.
Subban, drafted by the Bruins 24th overall in this year’s draft, spent last season with the Belleville Bulls in the OHL, posting a 2.50 goals-against average and .923 save percentage to go with a 25-14 record — which included three shutouts in 39 games.
The 18-year-old Subban posted a 2.93 GAA and .917 save percentage in six playoff games for the Bulls last season, going 2-3-1 in that span.
In 81 career OHL games, Subban has recorded a 2.76 goals-against average and .914 save percentage with three shutouts.
Internationally, Subban played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2011 IIHF World-Under 18 Championship in Germany, helping his team finish fourth with a 2.98 goals-against average and 3-2 record
Subban isn’t expected to land in the NHL for a couple years.