Rensselaer

From RPI to Adirondack Thunder to ECHL playoffs for Brad Tapper

Photo: Leif Skodnick
Photo: Leif Skodnick

The following article appeared on www.saratogian.com on Thursday, April 26, 2018 featuring former Rensselaer standout Brad Tapper.

By Paul Post

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. >> Brad Tapper’s Capital District hockey career came full circle this year.

The Toronto native scored 65 goals during three seasons at RPI from 1997-2000, before turning pro and reaching the NHL the very next year.

After hanging up his skates, he spent seven years learning the ropes as a minor league assistant coach before getting a long-awaited break, as head coach of the Adirondack Thunder, whose second-round playoff series against Manchester begins Friday in Glens Falls.

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