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Golden Knights Sign Forward Lucas Elvenes

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (June 15, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, June 15, that the team has signed forward Lucas Elvenes. Elvenes inked a three-year, entry-level contract with the Golden Knights.

The Ängelholm, Sweden native appeared in 28 games for the Swedish Hockey League's Rögle BK during the 2017-18 season, finishing with 16 points (5 G, 11 A). Elvenes was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the fifth round (127th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Lucas Elvenes, Forward

Country: Sweden

Hometown: Ängelholm, Sweden

Height: 6'1''

Weight: 172

Age: 18

Draft: Selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the fifth round (127th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Shoots: Left

Notes:

-Had 16 points (5 G, 11 A) in 28 games for Rogle BK of the Swedish Hockey League during the 2017-18 season

-Represented Sweden at the 2017 U18 World Championship

-Represented Sweden U18 at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament

-Father, Stefan, was drafted 71st overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft and played 22 years of professional hockey in Sweden and Denmark

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