Milne Signs NHL Deal with Wild

Former Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student-athlete Michael Milne has signed an NHL Entry Level Contract with the Minnesota Wild.

Milne spent two seasons in the CSSHL with Yale Hockey Academy, joining the program in 2016/17 for the U15 Prep season. He would record 26 points in 30 games and be selected by the Kootenay Ice in the eighth round, 155th overall at the 2017 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft. He would spend the following season with the Yale U16 Prep team, recording a team high 50 points in 27 games.

In 2018/19 he would join the Ice, recording 7 points in 40 games. He would record 45 points in 57 games the next two seasons before exploding offensively in 2021/22 with 81 points in 68 games. At the conclusion of that season the Wild select the Abbotsford, BC forward win the third round, 89th overall at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.

This season Milne is playing for the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL), having played one game so far.