Leafs sign Kral and Rubins to entry-level contracts
The Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Filip Kral to a three-year entry level contract and defenceman Kristians Rubins to a two-year entry level contract.
— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) April 1, 2020
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed graduating defenseman Filip Kral (154 GP, 31 G, 89 A with the Spokane Chiefs from 2017-20) and defenseman Kristians Rubins (109 GP, 10 G, 41 A with the Medicine Hat Tigers from 2016-18) to entry-level contracts. Kral was drafted by the Leafs in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft while Rubins was an undrafted free agent. Rubins had spent the last two years split between the AHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and ECHL’s Newfoundland Growlers scoring four goals and adding 31 assists in 118 games.
Oil Kings hand out team awards
— Edmonton Oil Kings (@EdmOilKings) April 1, 2020
The Edmonton Oil Kings handed out their team awards on Wednesday, listed below:
- MVP: Matthew Robertson
- Top Scorer: Riley Sawchuk
- Top Defenceman: Matthew Robertson
- Rookie of the Year: Dylan Guenther
- Most Improved Player: Jake Neighbours
- Scholastic Player of the Year: Jake Neighbours
- Humanitarian of the Year: Ethan Cap
- Kristians Pelss Memorial Award: Ethan Mcindoe
- Unsung Hero: Sebastian Cossa
Broncos to host call-in town hall show
Broncos to host town hall podcast call in show.
Next Thursday, HC Dean Brockman, Board Chair Trent McCleary and Director of Business Operations Nathan MacDonald will be answering your questions. Call in or email.
Full details 👉https://t.co/YzTUmq9NMt pic.twitter.com/IgiP4VKYih
— Swift Current Broncos (@SCBroncos) April 1, 2020
The Swift Current Broncos will be hosting a four-hour call-in show on April 9th with Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Dean Brockman, Chairman of the Board of Directors Trent McCleary and Director of Business Operations Nathan Macdonald. Fans will have the opportunity to call-in and ask the panel questions with the audio of the show to be posted in smaller chunks on the Broncos website and various podcast platforms.
Acolatse signs extension in Germany
Former @SeattleTbirds defenseman Sena Acolatse re-signs with the Straubing Tigers (Germany: DEL) for the 2020-21 season.
Acolatse had 10G 20A 30P in 47GP in the 2019-20 DEL season. Those are professional career highs in goals, assists, and points for himhttps://t.co/Vg8GMrRUhs
— TBird Tidbits (@TBirdTidbits) April 1, 2020
Sena Acolatse (322 GP, 45 G, 109 A with the Seattle Thunderbirds, Saskatoon Blades and Prince George Cougars from 2006-11) has signed a one-year contract extension with the Straubing Tigers in Germany. In 2019-20 he had 10 goals and 20 assists in 47 games with Straubing.
Salmonsson signs an extension in Sweden
Johannes Salmonsson (Spokane, 2005-2006) signed two-year contract extension with Oskarshamn (Sweden, SHL). 50 GP, 13+11, 17:12 average TOI. Tied for team lead in goals, second on team in points.
— MacBeth Report (@MacBethReport) April 1, 2020
Johannes Salmonsson (54 GP, 12 G, 15 A with the Spokane Chiefs from 2005-06) has signed a two-year contract extension with Oskarshamn in Sweden. Last season he recorded 13 goals and 11 assists in 50 games.