VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS ASSIGN DEFENSEMAN JAKE BISCHOFF TO CHICAGO WOLVES

VEGAS (October 24, 2018) – Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, October 25, the following roster transactions: the team has assigned defenseman Jake Bischoff to the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves.

 

Bischoff, who has yet to appear in an NHL game, was on the team’s opening-day roster. He has appeared in two games with the Chicago Wolves this season. Last year with the Wolves he finished with 23 points (7 G, 16 A) to go with 34 penalty minutes in 69 games. He was a seventh-round draft choice (185th overall) during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders and spent four seasons with the University of Minnesota (2013-17). Bischoff was acquired by the Golden Knights in an expansion draft related trade made with the Islanders.

 

Jake Bischoff, Defenseman

Birthplace: Cambridge, Minnesota

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 194 lbs.

Age: 24

Shoots: Left

Draft: Selected by the New York Islanders in the seventh round (185th overall) of the 2012

NHL Entry Draft

Notes:

-Recorded 23 points (7 G, 16 A) to go with 34 penalty minutes in 69 games with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves during the 2017-18 season

-Played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers for four seasons, finishing with 68 points (17 G, 51 A) to go with 38 penalty minutes in 139 games

-Acquired by the Golden Knights in an expansion draft related trade made with the Islanders

 

ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:

The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and Snapchat.