From a Komets press release:
The Komets announced Saturday that they have acquired veteran center David Rutherford in a trade with the Orlando Solar Bears for center Mickey Lang and future considerations.
2013-14 marks Rutherford's sixth pro season. In 21 games this season with Orlando, Rutherford has scored six goals and nine points for totals of 66 goals, 72 assists and 138 points in 177 ECHL career games.
The Ladner, British Columbia native had a stellar juniors career finishing with season highs of 31 goals and 58 points with 133 penalty minutes during 2007-08 and capping the year winning the CHL (Canadian Hockey League) Memorial Cup.
Rutherford, 26, made his pro debut in the ECHL in 2008-09 sharing stints with Charlotte and Phoenix. In 2010-11 he posted a career year with the CHL's (Central Hockey League) Bossier-Shreveport scoring team highs of 35 goals and 67 points and was named to the CHL All-Star Team while leading the Mudbugs to the CHL Presidents' Cup Championship with a team best 12 goals and added 10 assists for a playoff career high of 22 points. In 2011-12 Rutherford led the ECHL's Florida Everblades with 25 goals and ranked third on the team with 55 points in 57 regular season games before helping the Everblades win the Kelly Cup Championship scoring five goals and 12 points in 17 playoff games.
Last season the skater ranked fourth with Florida scoring 16 goals and 38 points in 35 games. Rutherford also made his AHL debut appearing in 18 games with Charlotte posting a goal and seven points.
Lang, 27, was in his first season with Fort Wayne and scored 17 goals and 26 points in 24 games. 2013-14 is Lang's third pro year after appearing with Quad City in the CHL the past two seasons.