SARNIA, ON – The Sarnia Sting Hockey Club and 2016 CHL Import Draft pick, Filip Helt have agreed to terms on a Standard Player Agreement and Education Package.
Sarnia Sting General Manager, Nick Sinclair selected LW Filip Helt of HC Litvinov U18 with the 47th overall pick in the 2016 CHL Import Draft.
The Czech-native was a 7th round pick of the St. Louis Blues in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft after a strong 15/16 campaign with his junior club in the Czech Republic. In 42 games last season, Helt tallied 20 goals and 26 assists for a total of 46 points in 42 games played. In 7 games with the U20 club, Helt chipped in with 3 assists. At 6’1”, 194 lbs, the 98-born left-winger plays with a quick pace and has a knack for contributing offensively.
General Manager, Nick Sinclair comments on today’s signing, “We’re excited to have Filip commit to our organization for the upcoming playing season. As an 18-year-old and NHL Draft pick, we expect him to come in and be a key contributor amongst our forward group. We look forward to working with Filip and helping him grow as both a player and a young man.”
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