Cody Almond (C)
Career Notes: Returned to North America this season after spending the previous two campaigns in Switzerland...Has skated in 25 regular season NHL games over three seasons...Appeared in 22 Calder Cup Playoff games in 2011 with the Houston Aeros, notching six assists...Played parts of four seasons with the Kelowna Rockets (WHL) before turning pro, increasing his point total each year, and finishing with 168 career points. 2013-14: Finished fourth on Geneve Servette (Swiss-A league) in scoring with 34 points (18g, 16a) in 44 games...Ranked third on the team with 75 penalty minutes...His 18 goals were tied for second on the club, and more than doubled his total from his previous season (also with Geneve Servette). 2009-10: Made his professional debut with the Aeros on 10/10/09 vs. the Texas Stars...Earned his first professional point (1a) in San Antonio on 10/25/09...Skated in his first NHL game on 2/12/10 with Minnesota (vs. Atlanta Thrashers)...Netted his first NHL goal, and point, on 4/4/10 in Vancouver. 2008-09: Tallied 66 points (33g, 33a) for the Rockets, and helped the club to the Memorial Cup Finals, where they were bested by the Windsor Spitfires in the championship game...In 22 playoff games that spring, he totaled 27 points (10g, 17a)...His 66 points in the regular season ranked third on the team.