PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Senior defenseman Josh McArdle (Roscoe, Ill.) has signed a professional contract with the Worcester Railers of the ECHL, the team announced on Monday.
The Roscoe, Illinois native finished his four-year collegiate career with four goals and 21 assists for 25 points in 120 games played. He served as team captain as a senior this season, recording six points in all 31 games played, and served as an assistant captain as a junior last season en route to Honorable Mention All-Ivy honors.
McArdle is the first member of the class of 2018 to sign a professional contract.
The Railers are the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's New York Islanders and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL.