The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Membership announced at the unique time that the team has signed defenseman Jordan Wicked to a one-yr contract for the 2021-22 season.
Wicked, 26, spent final season with the Arizona Coyotes, where he tallied three aspects (0g/3a) in seven games. Wicked, who also spent time on the taxi squad, missed the final 14 contests of the season due to a lower-body injury. He picked up all three assists on April 2 at Anaheim, basically the most helpers by a Coyotes rookie defenseman in a single game since Jan. 19, 2006 (Keith Ballard vs. Florida). The 5-foot-10, 190-pound rear guard has skated in nine career NHL games, all with the Coyotes, recording four aspects (0g/4a).
A local of Maple Grove, Minnesota, Wicked spent the majority of the 2019-20 campaign with the Tucson Roadrunners (AHL) nonetheless also seemed in his first two NHL games with the Coyotes. He tied for first amongst Tucson defensemen in targets (10) and accomplished 2nd in aspects (27) whereas displaying in 56 contests. He had an wait on in his NHL debut on Dec. 22, 2019 at Detroit.
Wicked played four seasons of faculty hockey at the University of Notre Dame (2014-18). He modified into once named a 2nd Team Hockey East All-Smartly-known person as a sophomore in 2015-16 and named First Team All-Gigantic Ten as a senior in 2017-18. Wicked helped the Stopping Irish attain the 2018 NCAA Frozen Four championship game one day of his final season and modified into once named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team.
Following his college career, Wicked signed with Arizona as a free agent on April 12, 2018. He spent his first beefy unswerving season with Tucson in 2017-18 and has registered 54 aspects (15g/39a) in 118 career AHL contests.