Toms Rutkis: Swindon Wildcats forward joins Cardiff Devils full time
Forward Toms Rutkis will play for Elite League champions Cardiff Devils for the remainder of the 2017-18 season.
The 20-year-old had been on a dual-contract that saw him play for Swindon Wildcats and train with the Devils.
Rutkis will now be with Cardiff full time, but he could return to play for NIHL South 1 side Swindon if needed.
"Toms is a very valuable member of their team, but they never want to stand in the way of a player," said Devils managing director Todd Kelman.
"Swindon run a great operation and we are very appreciative of their support and help in allowing this deal to be done."
Rutkis suffered a serious facial injury in September playing for Wildcats against Telford Tigers, which required surgery and sidelined him for several weeks.