Wheat Kings goaltender Bjarnason signs ELC with Flyers
Brandon Wheat Kings goaltender Carson Bjarnason has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Bjarnason’s 21 wins in 2022-23 were tied for the 13th most in the WHL while his three shutouts were tied for the fourth most.
Over the past year, Bjarnason collected a pair of international medals; he won gold at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup and earlier this year claimed bronze at the U18 Worlds.
Undrafted into the WHL, the 18-year-old has amassed a 29-29-6 record over two seasons with Brandon.
The Flyers selected Bjarnason 51st overall in the 2023 NHL Draft.
Pen to paper for the 51st pick of the 2023 NHL Draft! ✍️ pic.twitter.com/OwDnTLLPv9
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 26, 2023