EL SEGUNDO, CA — On April 24, the Los Angeles Kings signed forward prospect Bud Holloway to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Holloway, 20, scored 43 goals and added 40 assists for 83 points with 55 penalty minutes in 70 regular season games this season with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. He also scored five goals and contributed five assists in twelve WHL playoff games.
Holloway ranked third in the WHL in goal scoring and ninth in the league in overall scoring. He was also tied for second with nine game-winner goals and was tied for third with a +36 plus/minus rating.
The 6-1, 190-pound native of Wapelia, Saskatchewan was named the WHL Player of the Month for March after he posted scored eleven goals and added five assists for 16 points with a +9 rating in nine games.
In the 2006-07 season, Holloway, scored 27 goals and added 38 assists for 65 points and had a +20 rating in 71 games. In 2005-06, he scored 21 goals and tallied 13 assists for 34 points and in 2004-05, he scored four goals with eleven assists for 15 points.
Holloway was selected by the Kings in the third round (86th overall) of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
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