The Bakersfield Condors, the Edmonton Oilers ECHL affiliate, have signed winger Mitch Holmberg for the purposes of adding him to their playoff roster. Holmberg, 21, was on an amateur try-out with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
The Sherwood Park, AB native won the Western Hockey League’s Bobby Clarke Trophy, given to the top scorer in the league. He finished the season with 62 goals and 56 assists for 118 points in 72 games.
Holmberg is just one of three players to score 60+ goals in a single WHL season since 2000-01.