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Rush re-sign Leiter

Wednesday, September 21st
Action photo of Colton Leiter of the Rapid City Rush

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, announced that Colton Leiter has signed a contract to return to the Rush for the 2022-23 season.

Leiter appeared in 54 games during the 2021-22 season, spending time both as a center and a defenseman. He netted 21 points (10g-11a) and added five points (2g=3a) in 11 postseason games.

The 2021-22 season was Leiter’s ECHL rookie season and his second as a professional. He played 18 games for Visby/Roma in HockeyEttan in Sweden, during the 2020-21 season. Leiter opened the 2021-22 season by playing three games for ESC Kempten in Germany4, where he had three points (1g-2a) in two games. He came to Rush training camp on a professional tryout contract and spent the entire season with Rapid City after making the team out of camp.

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