Blue Jackets sign Josh Dunne, Assign Former Clarkson captain to MonstersMar 14, 2021
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, top affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, announced Sunday that the Blue Jackets signed former Clarkson University captain Josh Dunne to a two-year entry-level contract and assigned the forward to the Monsters. In 14 NCAA appearances for Clarkson this season, Dunne posted 2-3-5 with 26 penalty minutes and a +1 rating.
A 6’4”, 209 lb. left-shooting native of O’Fallon, MO, Dunne, 22, tallied 29-26-55 with 70 penalty minutes and a +24 rating in 78 career appearances for Clarkson spanning parts of three seasons from 2018-21. During his collegiate career, Dunne helped Clarkson claim the 2019 ECAC Championship, was named the ECAC’s Top Defensive Forward in 2019-20, and was named to the 2019-20 ECAC Third All-Star Team. In 140 USHL appearances for the Green Bay Gamblers spanning parts of four seasons from 2014-18, Dunne registered 34-40-74 with 91 penalty minutes and a +16 rating.