Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club signed forward Kole Lind to an amateur tryout contract.
Lind has registered 85 points (35-50-85) in 51 games in his third full season with the Kelowna Rockets. His 85 points and 50 assists led the Rockets and rank 10th and 12th respectively among WHL skaters. The 6-1, 178-pound forward recently recorded 38 points (15-23-38) during a 20-game point streak from Dec. 9 to Feb. 2, the fourth longest point streak in the WHL this season. The 19-year-old also had two separate eight-game point streaks earlier this season from Oct. 28 - Dec. 2 with 12 points (4-8-12) and Sept. 22 - Oct. 14 with 17 points (7-10-17). In 204 WHL games over parts of four seasons, Lind has registered 224 points (83-141-224) and 202 penalty minutes.
A native of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Lind was originally selected by Vancouver in the second round, 33rd overall, at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
For the latest Comets news visit www.uticacomets.com or follow the team on Facebook (www.facebook.com/uticacomets), Twitter (@UticaComets), Instagram (@UticaComets), Snapchat (@UticaComets) and the Comets YouTube Channel.