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Rudolfs Balcers

LW

#38

  • DOB: 4/8/1997
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 170
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: Liepaja, Latvia
  • Drafted: 2015 Round 5 #142

2017-18: Entering his 1st professional season

2016-17: Spent last season with the Kamloops Blazers (WHL)...recorded 77 points (40 goals, 37 assists) in 66 games...amongst all WHL rookies, Balcers ranked 1st in goals, 4th in assists, 3rd in points, and 1st in game-winning goals (7)...on the Blazers, he finished 1st in goals, 3rd in assists, 2nd in points, tied for 1st in plus/minus (plus-26), and tied for 2nd in game-winning goals.

2014-16: Before joining the WHL, Balcers spent time with the Stavanger Oilers of the Norwegian League...in 79 games he registered 23 goals, 22 assists, and a plus-38 ranking...helped the Oilers win the Championship in both of those seasons (2014-15, 2015-16)...helped his native Latvia win gold medals at the D1A World Junior Championships in 2013-14 (U18) and 2015-16 (U20).

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