The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed LW Carsen Twarynski, the club's Third Round Pick (82nd overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, to an entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Below are news & notes on Twarynski:
CARSEN TWARYNSKI (twar-IHN-skee)
POSITION: Left Wing
DRAFTED: 3rd Round, 82nd overall (2016)
TEAM/LEAGUE: Kelowna Rockets - WHL
AGE: 20 (11-24-1997)
BORN: St. Albert, Alberta
VITALS: 6'2", 198 pounds
* Twarynski has recorded 43 goals and 27 assists for 70 points for his junior team, the Kelowna Rockets.
* His 43 goals leads the team and are T-9th overall in the WHL, while his 17 power-play goals are T-3rd overall in the WHL.
* His 70 points are a new career high by 25 points, while his 43 goals are more than double his previous career high (20).
* Currently on a six-game point streak (5g-2a) as Kelowna ranks third in the WHL's Western Conference standings with a 40-22-5-2 record for 87 points.
* Helped lead the Kelowna Rockets to the WHL Conference Finals last season, recording five points (3g-2a) in 16 games.
* Has attended Flyers Development Camp in each of the last two summers and has appeared in one game for the Flyers in each of the last two preseasons.