Wild sign first-round pick Marco Rossi to three-year, entry-level contract


The Minnesota Wild signed first-round pick Marco Rossi to a three-year, entry-level contract on Friday.

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Rossi was selected No. 9 overall in the 2020 draft, becoming the fifth Austrian-born player to be selected in the first round.

The 19-year-old tallied 120 points (39 goals, 81 assists) in 120 contests last season with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He was named the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year.