RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Rush announced that center Logan Nelson has been signed to a contract and will return to the team for the 2022-23 season.
Nelson appeared in 56 games for the Rush during the 2021-22 season and led the team with 60 points (22g-38a). He set new career-highs in points, goals and assists during what was his eighth professional season and seventh in the ECHL. Nelson was named an All-Star for the first time in his professional career.
Nelson has appeared in 387 games during his ECHL career, 87 of which have come for the Rush. He originally signed with Rapid City in advance of his rookie season in 2014, played for the Rush again in the 2016-17 season and returned once more ahead of the 2021-22 campaign.
The 28-year-old native of Rogers, Minnesota also paced Rapid City in points and goals during its postseason run, when he put up 14 points (8g-6a) in 11 games.