Blazers Balcers signs NHL entry-level contract with San Jose

By Earl Seitz
July 13, 2017 - 1:01pm Updated: July 13, 2017 - 6:12pm

SAN JOSE, CA — Rudolfs Balcers has signed an entry level contract with the NHL San Jose Sharks.

20-year old Balcers scored 40 goals and 37 assists with the Kamloops Blazers last season and was the Western Conference rookie-of-the-year.

Balcers was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 draft by San Jose.

His signing by the Sharks means he is unlikely to return to the Blazers for a second season in 2017-18.

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