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.
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.