The Mississauga Steelheads have completed a trade with the Sarnia Sting sending Kai Schwindt to the Sting in exchange for Guelph’s ninth-round pick in 2024.
Kai Schwindt joined the Mississauga Steelheads as a walk-on in July of 2021, signing a Standard Player Agreement with the club. The Breslau, Ontario native skated in 135 games for the Blue and White, recording 42 points (24G, 18A), also appearing in 15 playoff games, totaling 4 points (1G, 3A).
On September 30th 2022, Kai signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers. Kai played in 1 game with the Panthers’ AHL Affiliate Charlotte Checkers during the 2023-24 campaign before being sent to the ECHL’s Florida Everblades.
On behalf of the Steelheads organization, we’d like to thank Kai and the Schwindt family for their contributions to the organization. Kai was a valued member of the Steelheads family and took part in numerous community initiatives. Best of luck in your future career!
About the Mississauga Steelheads:
The Mississauga Steelheads are a major junior ice hockey team based in Mississauga, Ontario. Founded in 2012, the Steelheads are members of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and play their home games at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre. The team is committed to providing an exciting and competitive hockey experience while engaging with the local community. For more information, visit https://chl.ca/ohl-steelheads/.