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Vegas Signs Forward Marcus Kallionkieli To Three-Year Entry Level Deal

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (July 31, 2019) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, July 31, that the team has signed forward Marcus Kallionkieli to a three-year entry level contract.

Kallionkieli was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the fifth round (139th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He appeared in 58 games with the United States Hockey League's Sioux City Musketeers finishing with 53 points (29 G, 24 A) during the 2018-19 regular season. He also appeared in 2 games for the Musketeers during the USHL Playoffs this season.

Marcus Kallionkieli, Forward
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland 
Height: 6-1
Weight: 192 lbs.
Age: 18
Drafted From: Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
Shoots: Left
Notes:

  • Ranked third in scoring with 53 points (29 G, 24 A) in 58 games for the Musketeers during the 2018-19 season
  • Named to the USHL All-Rookie Team for the 2018-19 season
  • Was the Jr. B SM-sarja Champion in 2018 with HIFK U18

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