Former Vee and Rocket joins Stockton Thunder

Penticton Minor Hockey product Carter Rigby has signed a four-game contract in the East Coast Hockey League

Penticton’s Carter Rigby has made the jump to the pro ranks. Rigby, who just completed his WHL career with the Swift Current Broncos after they were swept from the playoffs, has signed a four-game tryout contract with the East Coast Hockey League’s Stockton Thunder in California.

Rigby, 21, who finished his WHL career with 70 goals and 132 points in 226 games, mostly with the Kelowna Rockets, collected an assist in his first game.