Healey Finds Home in Switzerland

Photo by Christof Koepsel-Bongarts/Getty Images
Photo by Christof Koepsel-Bongarts/Getty Images

Former Rensselaer forward Eric Healey, who recently left Mora IK (Sweden), has joined the SCL Tigers (Switzerland), the team announced Thursday.

Healey ranked among the top scorers for Mora IK this season, registering 10 goals and 15 assists.

Prior to playing overseas this season, Healey played eight seasons in the American Hockey League, most recently for the Lake Erie Monsters. In 74 games with Lake Erie in 2007-08, the Hull, Mass. native scored 22 goals and assisted on 36 goals.

He also played two NHL games for the Boston Bruins in 2005-06, but did not score any goals.

As a collegian, Healey played 143 games for the Engineers from 1994 through 1998. He scored 82 career goals and added 86 assists. He most productive offensive campaign was 1996-97 when he scored 30 goals and registered 26 assists.