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
Weight: 194 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the New York Islanders in the seventh round (185th overall) of the 2012
NHL Entry Draft
-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
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