WD Sports and Entertainment is happy to announce that client Jalen Luypen has signed a three-year Entry Level Contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. Originally a 7th round selection (216th overall) of the Blackhawks at the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, Luypen was a force of nature for the WHL’s Edmonton Oil Kings in 2021-2022 tallying career-highs in goals (29), assists (35), and points (64).
Luypen continued his career season into the 2022 playoffs helping the Oil Kings to secure a WHL Championship and Memorial Cup berth.
In the playoffs the Luypen had 9 points (4G, 5A) in 19 GP. At the 2022 Memorial Cup he had 3 points (1G, 2A) in three games played.
Over four seasons in the WHL, Luypen accumulated 124 points (61G, 63A) in 200 GP. Luypen is the first 7th round pick from the 2021 NHL Entry Draft to sign an NHL ELC.