SHELDON REMPAL NAMED CCM/AHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTHDec 3, 2018
LOS ANGELES, CA – Forward Sheldon Rempal has been named as the CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month for November. Rempal registered four goals and eight assists for 12 points in nine games played for the Reign in November.
Rempal began the month with a two-goal game on Nov. 1, including the game-winner late in the third period to send Ontario to a 5-3 win over Texas. He recorded two assists each in back-to-back wins over Stockton on Nov. 11 and Grand Rapids on Nov. 16, and his goal at San Diego on Nov. 21 sparked a comeback from 3-0 down and helped the Reign to a 4-3 victory. Rempal then tallied a goal and two assists vs. Tucson on Nov. 25, helping Ontario erase a four-goal third-period deficit in a 7-6 overtime win. Rempal was recalled by the Los Angeles Kings on Nov. 26 and finished the month by skating in three NHL games.
Signed as a free agent by the Kings on Mar. 30, 2018, Rempal is tied for second among AHL rookies in scoring with 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 14 games for Ontario this season. The 23-year-old native of Calgary, Alta. made his NHL debut with Los Angeles on Oct. 16 and has appeared in seven games with the Kings this season. Rempal played two seasons at Clarkson University, earning First Team All-ECAC honors in 2017-18.
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