Iowa Wild sign Hoggan to PTO

The Iowa Wild have signed forward Jeff Hoggan to a professional try-out contract.

Hoggan, 38, enters his 15th professional season in 2016-17. The two-time Calder Cup champion captained the Grand Rapids Griffins over the last four seasons and has played 690 regular-season games in his career, totaling 168 goals and 162 assists for 330 points.

He has also skated in 97 Calder Cup Playoff games — tied for 18th in AHL history — and won championships with Houston in 2003 and Grand Rapids in 2013.

Last season, Hoggan notched nine goals and three assists in 67 games with Grand Rapids. He was also selected to captain the Western Conference squad at the 2016 AHL All-Star Classic in Syracuse.

A native of Hope, B.C., Hoggan has appeared in 107 NHL games with St. Louis, Boston and Phoenix. He was the 2014-15 recipient of the AHL’s Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award for sportsmanship, determination and dedication to hockey.