2017-18 Alumni News Archives

  • Devin Buffalo Signs with Greenville Swamp Rabbits
    August 30, 2018
    Greenville, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced that netminder Devin Buffalo has signed his first professional contract with the club for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Buffalo has attended Dartmouth College for the last four years and ended his senior campaign as a nominee for the Hobey Baker Award.
  • Spencer Foo Looking to Cement his Spot in Calgary
    August 30, 2018
    Spencer Foo was the talk of the town in Calgary towards the tail-end of the 2017-18 NHL season. A bidding war had erupted earlier for the Union College prospect, with both the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames in the mix. While many expected the Oilers to snatch the hometown kid, it was ultimately Calgary who won the day.
  • Desmond Bergin Returns to Adirondack Thunder
    August 29, 2018
    Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced today that it has signed defenseman Desmond Bergin to a standard player contract for the 2018-2019 season.
  • Keith Kinkaid Looks to Ride Momentum from Breakout Season
    August 29, 2018
    Keith Kinkaid's breakout NHL season came on the heels of an injury to Devils starting goalie Cory Schneider.
  • Obuchowski Re-Signs with Toledo Walleye
    August 29, 2018
    Toledo, OH – Defenseman Ryan Obuchowski (oh-buh-cow-ski) has agreed to terms for the 2018-19 season with the Toledo Walleye.
  • Ben Masella to Skate with Everblades in 2018-19
    August 27, 2018
    ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Thursday that the team has acquired defenseman Ben Masella from the Worcester Railers in exchange for future considerations.
  • Charlie Mosey Announces Retirement from Professional Hockey
    August 27, 2018
    As a new season of ice hockey begins, Charlie Mosey has confirmed his retirement from the game.
  • Tyler Bird Signs with Wheeling Nailers
    August 27, 2018
    WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce four player signings for the upcoming season, bringing their total up to 16. Wheeling has signed forwards Tyler Bird, Yushiroh Hirano, Andrew Schmit, and Bryan Sienerth.
  • Alex Rauter Rookie Round-Up
    August 24, 2018
    The Rookie Round-Up gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a rookie who has signed with an ECHL team for the 2018-19 season. This week, the ECHL spoke with Alex Rauter of the Wheeling Nailers. Rauter appeared in three games for the Atlanta Gladiators at the end of the 2017-18 season after completing his college career with Cornell, but looks forward to getting his first full professional season underway in Wheeling.
  • Josh Jooris Looks to Make His Mark in Toronto
    August 24, 2018
    Josh Jooris identifies with that old Supertramp song, Take The Long Way Home.
  • Kyle Flanagan Aims to Grow Hockey in Canton
    August 24, 2018
    CANTON -- Hockey has taken Kyle Flanagan across the country and even overseas, but he always seems to end up back at home in Canton.
  • John Hayden Ranks No. 11 On Blackhawks Prospect List
    August 23, 2018
    John Hayden is coming off a season that saw him split time between the Chicago Blackhawks and their AHL affiliate in Rockford. He played more than half the season in Chicago before getting sent down to the IceHogs to assist in their stretch and Calder Cup playoff runs.
  • Sean Bonar Re-Signs with Atlanta Gladiators
    August 23, 2018
    The Atlanta Gladiators re-signed goaltender Sean Bonar, a favorite among fans and teammates last season, and announced the contract Tuesday.
  • Alexander Kerfoot Looks to Build on Strong Rookie Season
    August 22, 2018
    Colorado Avalanche forward Alexander Kerfoot had a much better rookie season than I anticipated. He was fifth on the entire team for scoring and led all the rookies.
  • Chris Wagner Brings Physicality to Boston Bruins
    August 20, 2018
    One of the offseason aims for the Boston Bruins was bringing a little more experience and a little more physical thump to their fourth line, and the Bruins did that by signing Chris Wagner to a two-year contract on the opening day of free agency.
  • Eric Neiley Joins Milton Keynes Lightning
    August 20, 2018
    Milton Keynes Lightning have snapped up forward Eric Neiley, after the American reversed his decision to retire this summer.
  • Riley Nash Looks To Make Impact With Blue Jackets
    August 20, 2018
    As the bulk of Columbus Blue Jackets fans were in panic mode this summer over the potential movement of Artemi Panarin, Jarmo Kekalainen worked some quiet magic by signing center Riley Nash. Without carrying the flash and fanfare of a Tavares-like free agency, Nash’s value at his price tag could turn out to be one of the best bang-for-buck deals in the NHL.
  • Sam Anas Making His Mark on Iowa Wild
    August 20, 2018
    The farm system for the Minnesota Wild is in good hands with the Iowa Wild, and young forwards Sam Anas and Justin Kloos should inspire confidence from fans and the Minnesota Wild brass.
  • Wayne Simpson Signs With Rochester Americans
    August 20, 2018
    Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced today that the team has signed forward Wayne Simpson to a one-year American Hockey League contract.
  • Eric Robinson Ready To Undergo First Full Pro Season
    August 16, 2018
    Eric Robinson didn’t have much time to dwell on the disappointment of seeing his career with the Princeton University men’s hockey team end with a 4-2 loss to Ohio State in the NCAA tournament. Two days after the defeat on March 24 in the first round of the national tourney, star forward Robinson followed the Buckeyes to Ohio as he signed a contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL and joined the pro team on Monday.
  • Rick Pinkston Signs With Fife Flyers
    August 15, 2018
    Fife Flyers assistant coach Jeff Hutchins says they want newly-signed defenceman Rick Pinkston to bring a winning mentality to the club.
  • Ryan Lough Agrees to Terms With Orlando Solar Bears
    August 15, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie forward Ryan Lough for the 2018-19 season. Lough (LAW), 25, has spent the summer playing for the Sydney Bears of the Australian Ice Hockey League, and has generated 27 points (12g-15a) and 12 penalty minutes in 15 games.
  • Tim Shoup Begins Professional Career With Solar Bears
    August 15, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Tim Shoup for the 2018-19 season.
  • Clay Anderson Signs With Milton Keynes Lightning
    August 08, 2018
    Milton Keynes Lightning have signed 24-year-old defenceman Clay Anderson from Danish side Aalborg Pirates ahead of the new Elite League season.
  • Eric Freschi Re-Signs With Kansas City Mavericks
    August 08, 2018
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Forwards Justin Breton and Eric Freschi have re-signed with the Kansas City Mavericks for the 2018-19 season, announced Tuesday by Head Coach John-Scott Dickson.
  • Jared Fiegl Signs With Orlando Solar Bears
    August 08, 2018
    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with rookie forward Jared Fiegl for the 2018-19 season. Fiegl (FEE-guhl), 22, will begin his first professional season with Orlando after completing his senior season of college hockey during the 2017-18 campaign with Cornell University. The forward made a move to the wing after playing much of his collegiate career at center, and enjoyed his best season offensively, posting eight points (4g-4a) and 12 penalty minutes in 28 games, while also serving as an alternate captain.
  • Tyler Sikura Looks To Take The Next Step In His Career
    August 08, 2018
    You don't have to tell Tyler Sikura he's flying under the radar. He's embracing that underdog role. "I take pride in myself that nobody expected me to do what I did last season," he said. "This year, I don't know if anyone expects me to do what I'm going to do."
  • Chris Wagner Gets A Shot With His Hometown Team
    August 07, 2018
    FOXBOROUGH — Chris Wagner chuckles at the thought that he’ll be wearing No. 14 for his hometown team. When he was growing up in Walpole, that was Sergei Samsonov’s Bruins sweater. He enjoyed watching the Russian winger create magic while cutting figure-8s around the offensive zone.
  • Jake Kulevich Helps Take Hockey Down Under
    August 07, 2018
    When the opportunity presents itself to play hockey more than halfway across the globe, represent your own country and interact with koalas and kangaroos, you don't turn it down. Jake Kulevich certainly didn't. The American Hockey League defenseman from Marblehead played for the USA squad that took on Canada for five games in New Zealand and Australia earlier the summer.
  • Allen York Named To Camrose Kodiaks Coaching Staff
    August 06, 2018
    The Camrose Kodiaks' newest member of their coaching staff is a very familiar face. Allen York was their rock in net for the last two Alberta Junior Hockey League championships and went on to play college then pro hockey that included an 11-game stretch with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011-12 season. With his playing career now over due to concussions, he has returned to the Kodiaks with the hopes of sparking another championship run.
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