WORCESTER, MA – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders), and Railers HC General Manager and Head Coach Jamie Russell officially announced today that the club has signed forward Woody Hudson (@Morning_woody13) and defenseman Ben Masella (@chickenmasella) to ECHL contracts for the 2017-18 season.
One season removed from an outstanding three-year college hockey career at Yale University, Flyers goaltending prospect Alex Lyon navigated the adjustment period to pro hockey and enjoyed a solid 2016-17 campaign with the American Hockey League's Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed defenseman Paul Geiger to a one-year, American Hockey League contract. The announcement was made by Vice President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Helmer.
The South Carolina Stingrays, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have re-signed defenseman Danny Federico for the 2017-18 season. The third-year pro and native of Acton, Mass. returns for his second season in South Carolina after playing in 62 games and picking up eight assists last year.
WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their sixth player signing of the 2017 offseason. Wheeling has signed defenseman Ross McMullan to an ECHL contract.
When the New York Islanders drafted Devon Toews in the fourth round of the 2014 Draft it happened without a lot of fanfare. That pick by the Isles organization is looking like a very shrewd selection. The Islanders could have something special in Toews, next year and beyond.
On Thursday, the Thunderbirds named Kyle Hagel an assistant coach on new head coach Matt O’Dette’s staff. The 32-year-old Hagel spent last season playing with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Komets announced that goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos becomes the second goaltender to take a spot on the preseason roster and will be looking to make his pro debut with the Komets.
07/14/2017 - The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has re-signed forward Kelly Zajac to a one-year, American Hockey League contract. The announcement was made by Vice President of Hockey Operations, Bryan Helmer.