The Swift Current Broncos announced that overage forward Erik Felde has signed a pro contract with the Texas Wildcatters of the ECHL. Felde made his pro debut Friday night, listed as a defenseman, one of five in the Wildcatters lineup. He had an even +/- rating with no points, shots or penalties in a 4-2 loss to the Columbia Inferno.
Felde, 20, has spent the last two seasons in the WHL, playing 2006-07 with the Tri-City Americans and most of the 2007-08 season with the Broncos. Felde recorded 25 goals, 32 assists, 57 points and 38 penalty minutes in 72 games this season and totaled 109 points (49 G, 60 A) in 144 WHL games played.
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