Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, February 3, the following roster transaction: defenseman Kaedan Korczak has been recalled to the Vegas Golden Knights taxi squad.
Korczak most recently helped lead Team Canada to a silver medal at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. He posted one assist in seven games. Following the tournament, he was assigned to the American Hockey League’s Henderson Silver Knights and appeared in a preseason game. In 60 games last season with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League, Korczak tallied 49 points (11 G, 38 A) in his third full season of junior hockey. The 2019 second-round pick (41st overall) signed an entry-level contract with the Golden Knights in December of 2019.
Kaedan Korczak, Defenseman
Birthplace: Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Weight: 192 lbs.
Drafted From: Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
Appeared in one preseason game for the Henderson Silver Knights
Helped lead Team Canada to a silver medal at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship after posting one assist in seven games
Finished with 49 points (11 G, 38 A) to go with 27 PIM in 60 games last season with the Western Hockey League’s Kelowna Rockets
Collected 33 points (4 G, 29 A) to go with 64 PIM in 68 games with the Kelowna Rockets during the 2018-19 season
Represented Team Canada and helped lead the team to a gold medal at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup