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Kelowna Rockets’ Kaedan Korczak signed by NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights

On Saturday, Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak announced he had signed his first NHL contract. .
On Saturday, Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak announced he had signed his first NHL contract. . Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak has earned himself an early Christmas present.

The 18-year-old tweeted on Saturday that he had inked his first NHL contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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The teen from Yorkton, Sask., called the signing a “dream come true.”

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The Golden Knights said Korczak’s contract is a three-year, entry-level deal.

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Rocket Report mid-season check in
Rocket Report mid-season check in

Korczak is expected to remain with the Rockets.

The team is currently in the midst of a holiday break but will be back in action on Dec. 27 against the Kamloops Blazers.