GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota senior defenseman and team captain Andrew MacWilliam has signed an entry level contract with the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
MacWilliam was selected by Toronto in the seventh round, 188th overall, of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He will report to the Toronto Marlies, the organization’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
A native of Calgary, Alberta, MacWilliam played in 163 career games at North Dakota and amassed four goals and 27 assists with a +37 plus/minus rating. The 6-foot-2, 230-pounder also had 327 career penalty minutes, seventh-most in program history.
MacWiliam collected a career-high 13 points (2 goals, 11 assists) in 41 games in 2012-13, while also recording a career-best +13 rating. He captained UND to a berth in the NCAA West Region championship game and was named to the NCAA West Region All-Tournament Team.
During his collegiate career, MacWilliam helped lead UND to four NCAA postseason appearances, three Broadmoor Trophies as WCHA playoff champion, and the 2010-11 MacNaughton Cup as WCHA regular season champion. A management major, MacWilliam was also a three-time selection to the All-WCHA Academic Team.
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|MacWilliam’s Career Statistics (WCHA)|