HENDERSON (September 17, 2021) – Henderson Silver Knights General Manager Tim Speltz announced today, September 17, that the Henderson Silver Knights have signed forward Reid Duke to an AHL contract for the 2021-22 season.
Duke, 25, returns for his fifth season with the Vegas Golden Knights organization after posting four goals and eight points in 17 games with the Silver Knights during the 2020-21 AHL season. The Calgary, Alberta native has totaled 19 goals and 39 points in 114 career AHL games with Henderson and the Chicago Wolves.
The 6-foot forward was the first contracted player in Vegas Golden Knights history, signing as a free agent on March 6, 2017.
Duke played parts of six seasons in the Western Hockey League from 2011-2017, skating in 311 junior games for the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Brandon Wheat Kings. He won a WHL Championship with Brandon in 2016 under then-Head Coach Kelly McCrimmon, and he led the Wheat Kings in scoring during the 2016-17 campaign. Duke finished his junior career with 115 goals, 254 points, and 329 penalty minutes.
Reid Duke, Forward
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta
Weight: 201 lbs.
- Four goals and eight points in 17 games during 2020-21 season with Henderson
- Has recorded 19 goals and 39 points in 114 career AHL games
- First contracted player in Golden Knights history, signing on March 6, 2017
- WHL Champion with Brandon Wheat Kings in 2016
- Sixth-round selection (169th overall) of the Minnesota Wild in the 2014 NHL Draft
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