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Vegas Golden Knights Sign Defenseman Jake Bischoff

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (July 16, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, July 16, that the team has signed defenseman Jake Bischoff to a three-year contract through the 2021-22 season worth an average annual value of $716,667.

Bischoff, 24, appeared in 60 games for the Chicago Wolves during the 2018-19 regular season, accumulating 13 points (2 G, 11 A) in that time. During the 2019 Calder Cup playoffs, Bischoff appeared in 22 games for the Wolves and recorded five assists.

The Cambridge, Minnesota native was acquired from the New York Islanders during the 2017 Expansion Draft.

Jake Bischoff, Defenseman
Birthplace: Cambridge, Minnesota
Height: 6-1
Weight: 194 lbs.
Age: 24
Shoots: Left
Draft: Selected by the New York Islanders in the seventh round (185th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Notes:

  • Appeared in 60 games during the 2019-20 season for the Chicago Wolves, posting 13 points (2 G, 11 A) to go with 20 penalty minutes
  • Recorded 23 points (7 G, 16 A) to go with 34 penalty minutes in 69 games with the AHL's Chicago Wolves during the 2017-18 season
  • Suited up for the Minnesota Golden Gophers for four seasons (2013-17), finishing with 68 points (17 G, 51 A) to go with 38 penalty minutes in 139 games

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