Stars sign goaltender Colton Point to three-year, entry-level contract

Published: 2 July 2018

Everyone at the West Ferris Minor Hockey Association want to congratulate Alumni Colton Point!

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed goaltender Colton Point to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Point, 20, spent the 2017-18 season with Colgate University of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). The netminder appeared in 33 games, posting a 16-12-5 record with a .944 save percentage, a 1.74 goals against average and six shutouts. His .944 SV% was the best in school history and ranked first among all NCAA goaltenders, tying the mark for the ninth-best all-time SV% in NCAA men’s hockey history. Point earned numerous accolades for his record-breaking 2017-18 campaign including being named CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American, Top 10 Hobey Baker Award Finalist, Mike Richter Award Finalist, ECAC Hockey Player of the Year Finalist and ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Year Finalist. Additionally, he was selected as the 2017-18 Colgate Student-Athlete of the Year.

Internationally, he represented Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, N.Y., helping his country capture the gold medal. He appeared in one game at the tournament and posted a 1-0 record, stopping all 20 shots he faced.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound native of North Bay, Ont. was originally selected by Dallas in the fifth round (128th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.