American Hockey League

Belleville bringing back LaBate

The Belleville Senators have re-signed forward Joseph LaBate to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season.

LaBate posted career highs with 16 assists, 26 points and a plus-19 rating in 47 games with Belleville last season, his fifth pro campaign.

A native of Eagan, Minn., LaBate has appeared in 262 career AHL contests with Belleville and Utica, compiling 40 goals and 46 assists for 86 points.

LaBate was a fourth-round pick by Vancouver in the 2011 NHL Draft and made his NHL debut with the Canucks in 2016-17, skating in 13 games.

Articles You May Like

Weekend notebook: 32 reasons to be thankful
Memorable camp leads to strong start for rookie Attard
Eagles’ Wagner a positive and powerful leader
NHL Rumors: Arizona Coyotes and Jakob Chychrun
Oilers score 4 times in third period to defeat Rangers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *