LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Drake Rymsha to a three-year entry-level contract, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.
The 20-year-old Rymsha (born on Aug. 6, 1998) is a 6-0, 187-pound prospect from Huntington Woods, Mich. He appeared in 68 regular season games last season for Sarnia (OHL), where he posted 73 points (31-42=73), a plus-11 rating and 70 penalty minutes. Among team-leaders, he ranked second in points, third in goals, and fourth in assists and power play goals (9). He tallied nine points (3-6=9) and 10 penalty minutes in 12 postseason games.
Drafted in the fifth round (138th overall) by the Kings in the 2017 NHL Draft, Rymsha has posted 156 points (74-82=156) and 229 penalty minutes in 227 regular season games in his four seasons in the OHL with Sarnia, London and Ottawa. He has also posted 12 points (4-8=12) and 41 penalty minutes in 31 postseason games.
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