Rudolfs Balcers

Rudolfs Balcers

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/180 lbs
Born: Liepaja, Latvia
Draft: 2015 5th round (142nd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Fox News

    NHL brothers refuse to wear Pride-themed warmup jerseys, say 'it goes against our Christian beliefs'

    Eric and Marc Staal, veteran NHL brothers who play for the Florida Panthers, refused to wear Pride-themed jerseys in warmups before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. The warmup jerseys were part of Florida's Pride night game in support of the LGBTQ community in the Sunrise area. The Staal brothers cited their religion as the reason for the decision. "Having said that, we feel that by us wearing a Pride jersey it goes against our Christian beliefs."

  • The Porterville Recorder

    Toronto visits Carolina after Matthews' 2-goal game

    Toronto Maple Leafs (43-19-9, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (46-16-8, first in the Metropolitan Division) Raleigh, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Carolina Hurricanes after Auston Matthews scored two goals in the Maple Leafs' 6-2 win against the Florida Panthers. Carolina has a 24-9-2 record at home and a 46-16-8 record overall. The Hurricanes have a 19-3-6 record in games decided by one goal. Toronto is 43-19-9 overall and 18-12-4 in road games. The Maple Leafs have scored 244 total goals (3.4 per game) to rank eighth in league play. The matchup Saturday is the third time these teams play this season. The Maple Leafs

  • Miami Herald

    Panthers’ playoff hopes take another hit with loss to Leafs, 1st losing skid since January

    Back-to-back losses to the Flyers and Maple Leafs have the Panthers in trouble.