Cranbrook, B.C. – The Kootenay ICE Hockey Club is pleased to announce the signing of import draft pick Martin Bodak.
The ICE selected the Slovakian defenceman 63rd overall in the 2017 CHL Import Draft.
“We look forward to Martin arriving in ICE country and contributing some meaningful minutes on our blueline this year,” said Matt Cockell, President and General Manager.
The 1998-born Bodak collected seven goals and 22 points in 38 games with Tappara U20 in Jr. A SM-Liiga last season. The 6’1”, 194-pound defender also played for Slovakia at the U20 World Junior Championships.
Bodak is currently taking part in the Slovakian U20 summer camp before arriving in ICE country in August.
Season seats for the 2017-18 ICE season can be purchased by calling 250-417-0322, stopping by the Kootenay ICE office at Western Financial Place or ordering online at ICEcountry.ca.