Rockets officially sign import d-man

The Kelowna Rockets have officially signed defenceman Lassi Thomson to a standard WHL players contract.

The 17 year-old was chosen 53rd overall in last month's CHL Import Draft.

Thomson, who doesn't turn 18 until September 24th, won a gold medal for Finland at the Under 18 World Championships in April.     

Thomson will join second year Czech Republic born Libor Zabransky as the Rockets two import players in 2018-2019.