Future Considerations


Rask reports to Hitmen
August 28, 2011, 11:36 pm
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From Aaron Vickers:

Victor Rask has touched down in Calgary.

The Swede, selected third overall in the CHL Import Draft in July, has shown up for training camp with the Calgary Hitmen.

Rask, the 42nd pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, was rumoured to be joining the Calgary Hitmen after Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford told the Raleigh News-Observer he wanted to see Rask rack up big minutes in North America.

“Our understanding is he will play in North America and that he wants to,” Rutherford said. “It’s very important to get him to a place where he plays a lot of minutes. We’d like to see him somewhere playing more than 20 minutes a game.” Continue reading