Las Vegas–Today the Vegas Golden Knights organization and General Manager George McPhee announced that the club has signed 18-year-old defenseman Nicolas Hague to a 3-year entry level contract.
The 18-year-old blueliner was with the club recently at their inaugural training camp in franchise history.
Hague also skated in the team’s development camp that took place this past June after the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and in the rookie camp.
“Hague is a rangy, two-way defenseman with imposing size and unpolished skating abilities. He utilizes his frame and reach to his advantage” Per hockeyprospect.com
Going into the team 1st ever training camp in club history, Hague was the tallest amongst the defenseman with the Golden Knights at 6’6″.
On the veteran roster, the Golden Knights have 3 players patrolling the blueline at 6’4″ (Brayden McNabb, Griffin Reinhart, and Clayton Stoner).
Last season with Mississauga of the Ontario Hockey League, Hague had 18 goals, 28 assists for 46 points thru 65 games played. In the playoffs with the Steelheads, Hague played 18 games and recorded 1 goal, 11 assists for 12 points.
In his current campaign with Mississauga, Hague has produced 1 point (1 assist) in 2 games.
Hague’s Junior Career Stats
Highlights Of Nicolas Hague 2016-2017 Season With Mississauga
Post-2017 NHL Entry Draft Video Of Nicolas Hague
Hague was selected by the Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago this year in the 2nd round at 34th overall by GMGM.