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NAHL, Bruins alum Wilkins signs NHL contract

April 18, 2019

Josh Wilkins played in the NAHL for the Austin Bruins during the 2014-15 season.

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced that the team has signed forward and NAHL alum Josh Wilkins to a two-year, entry-level contract.
His is the ninth former NAHL player this spring who has signed an NHL contract.
Wilkins, 21, helped lead Providence College to its fifth Frozen Four appearance in school history in 2018-19 and capped off his junior campaign with a career-high 46 points (20 goals, 26 assists) in 40 games. He led the Friars and was ninth in the country in points, and his 20 goals - also a career best - were 10th among all NCAA players. 
Wilkins, who was among the top three on his team in scoring during all three of his college seasons, was a 2019 NCAA All-American and a 2019 First Team Hockey East All-Star, both career firsts. He closed out his time at Providence with 108 points (48g-60a) in 119 games from 2016-19.
Never drafted, the Raleigh, North Carolina, native spent one season with the NAHL’s Austin Bruins in 2104-15, recording 27 points in 54 games played.
Wilkins is a product of the TPH Thunder youth program, which merged with the Nashville Jr. Predators in December of 2018 and plays out of Ford Ice Center, captaining its U-16 team in 2013-14.
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