Gophers' Matson signs tryout deal with Chicago Wolves of AHL
April 8, 2012 — 8:06am
Senior forward Taylor Matson of the Gophers has signed an amateur tryout contract with the Chicago Wolves, the AHL team announced on Saturday.
Matson, the Gophers team captain, had eight goals and 15 assists for 23 points this past season. He usually was the center on the Gophers' third line. He is from Mound and played for Holy Angels in high school.
Roman Augustoviz spends Minnesota's winters covering college hockey, specifically the Gophers, and other University of Minnesota sports. During the summer, he writes about the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, with a dose of U sports sprinkled in. Follow him on Twitter @RomanStrib.