As the month of June wrapped up with the NHL Entry Draft the State of Hockey heard their state called numerous times. One of those was for freshman Logan Cooley.

A Pittsburgh native playing forward for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Cooley will next be wearing an Arizona Coyotes sweater.

Cooley has signed his entry-level contract with the Coyotes.

Cooley's message to fans and teammates:

Cooley and Jimmy Snuggerud also were selected in the first round of the 2022 draft prior to joining the Maroon and Gold for the 2022-23 season.

Follow the Gophers into the NHL here.

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