A former Cape Breton Eagle forward is one step closer to his dream of playing in the National Hockey League.
The Ottawa Senators announced Friday a three-year entry-level contract for 2020 second-round draft pick Egor Sokolov, who finished his Quebec Major Junior Hockey League career last March.
The 20-year-old Russian appeared in 184 regular season games with the Eagles, posting 97 goals and 191 points. He had 46 goals and 92 points in 52 games last season.
- The Cape Breton Post is the island’s source for local sports coverage.