The Calgary Flames announce today that they have signed centre Adam Ruzicka to a three year, two-way entry level contract.
Ruzicka, a native of Bratislava, Slovakia, just concluded his third season in the OHL. On Jan. 9, the 19-year-old centre was traded from the Sarnia Sting to the Sudbury Wolves in exchange for three draft picks.
He finished the season third in goals (24) on the Wolves despite joining the team for only 30 of their 68 games. He had his best offensive season netting 35 goals and 43 assists for 78 points along with 36 penalty minutes in 65 games.
In the postseason, Ruzicka lead his team in scoring with three goals and 10 points in eight games. He was drafted by the Flames in the 4th round (109th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft.
ADAM RUZICKA - CENTRE
BORN: Bratislava, Slovakia
DATE: May 11, 1999
WEIGHT: 210 lb.
DRAFTED: CGY - 4th round (109th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft
Video: Ruzicka capitalizes on breakaway