Goulbourne signs with Flyers

Rockets forward agrees to three-year entry level deal with Philadephia

  • Tue Mar 3rd, 2015 3:00pm
  • Sports

Rockets forward Tyrel Goulboure was drafted by the Flyers in the second round of the 2013 NHL draft.

Kelowna Rockets’ forward Tyrell Goulbourne has signed three-year entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Goulbourne, 21, was a third-round selection of the Flyers (72nd overall) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Currently in his fifth full season with the Rockets, the 6-foot, 200-pound Goulbourne is having his best season offensively with Kelowna, with 17 goals and 21 assists for 38 points in 55 games.

In 268 career games with Kelowna, Goulbourne has recorded 55 goals and 63 assists for 118 points along with 454 PIM.

Goulbourne joined the Rockets in 2009 after being drafted in the fifth round of the WHL Bantam draft.

A native of Edmonton, Goulbourne is known for his physical play on the ice and has become one of the most popular Rockets for his energetic style of play.

Goulbourne and the Rockets are in Everett tonight to take on the Silvertips.