Bourgault off to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
I am extremely proud and honored to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey at RPI. I would like to thank my family, friends, teammates and coaches who have helped me achieve this. #hailtothee pic.twitter.com/3eTCnXYXv5
— Mathieu Bourgault (@MatBourgault21) December 10, 2020
Salmon Arm Silverbacks rookie forward Mathieu Bourgault took to Twitter on Thursday to announce his commitment to play NCAA hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
The 2003-born native of St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec had two goals and an assist in a dozen games with the Silverbacks during the extended training camp season.
Sigalet returns to Frolunda
Tack för din tid i Brynäs IF!
— Brynäs IF (@Brynas) December 10, 2020
Defenseman Jonathan Sigalet (13 goals, 39 assists in 52 games with Salmon Arm in 2002-03) has been transferred from Brynas IF to Frolunda HC in the Swedish Hockey League.
The 34-year-old from North Vancouver, BC had a goal and five assists in 14 games with Brynas this season, his second with the team.
He previously spent three years with Frolunda from 2016-19.
Christopoulos re-ups with Toledo
Goaltender Billy Christopoulos returns for his second season in Toledo … with some 𝘂𝗻𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 to attend to. 😤https://t.co/j8u6qOh6hr
— Toledo Walleye (@ToledoWalleye) December 10, 2020
Goaltender Billy Christopoulos (22-22-0 with a 3.05 GAA, a .906 SV%, and three shutouts with Alberni Valley in 2014-15) has signed a contract extension for the 2020-21 season with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.
Christopoulos, 26, played 29 games with Toledo last season. He had a 23-3-3 record with a 2.30 GAA, a .932 SV%, and one shutout.
Beck leaves the AHL for Germany
Der @EVLandshut hat den Kanadier Colton Beck verpflichtet.
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— DEL2 (@DEL2_News) December 10, 2020
Forward Colton Beck (79 goals, 80 assists in 166 games with Langley from 2007-10) signed with EV Landshut of DEL2, which is the second tier of pro hockey in Germany.
The 30-year-old from Langley had 41 goals and 63 assists in 329 games with the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League over the last five seasons.
Blackburn moves up a level in Germany
— Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA (@cariboocougars) December 10, 2020
Forward Liam Blackburn (67 goals, 127 assists in 163 games with Prince George and West Kelowna from 2013-16) has signed with the EHF Passau Black Hawks of the Oberliga, which is the third tier of hockey in Germany.
Blackburn, a 24-year-old from Prince George, had 18 points in seven games with ERSC Amberg of the Bayerische Eishockey Liga, the fourth tier of Germany hockey, so far this season.