Kyle Topping signs with San Jose Barracuda
The San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League announced this morning that they have signed centreman Kyle Topping to a contract. Per the Barracuda’s policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“Kyle is playmaking two-way centerman with a high hockey IQ and we’re excited for him to join the organization,” said San Jose’s general manager Joe Will in the Barracuda’s release.
Topping, 20, finished the 2019-20 season with 33 points (12 goals, 21 assists), 14 penalty minutes and a plus-six rating in 33 games with the Rockets.
— San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda) May 11, 2020
The Rockets drafted the Salt Spring, BC product during the 11th round (No. 220) at the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.
Topping suited up for 227 regular-season games over his WHL career, collecting 196 points (71G, 125A) and 177 penalty minutes.
He attended the Sharks Development Camp in 2018.