It’s his first of the postseason and helps the team take a 2-0 Kelly Cup playoff series lead.
In 36 ECHL contests he would grab 12 goals and 6 assists, while providing veteran leadership to a mostly young squad.
The 31-year old could easily continue if he wants and could be back closer to home to start setting up a next move to coaching.
More on this Player...
He would spend two seasons with the team, then jump allegiances to Schwenninger Wild Wings for his next two campaigns, reaching almost point-per-game totals in 2015/2016 scoring 17 goals and 15 assists in 39 contests.
The 11th year pro switches it up once again but stays for a 5th run in the German league joining Iserlohn Roosters.
The 30-year old he still seems to have plenty left in the tank and seems to be simply enjoying the ride.
He has skated in 91 games over a couple of years in the ECHL with a pair of different teams scoring 42 goals and 38 assists, so point productivity isn’t a problem for him in the lower level of hockey.
With the glut of talent being absorbed in the AHL, it’s seemingly a smart move for the almost 27-year old, who could also be setting up a path for himself post-playing pro hockey. There is little doubt he will help mentor the younger teammates and be a huge asset on ice and in the locker room.
The 6’1 205 lbs. forward was originally a Boston Bruins’ 4th round pick in the 2004 draft (#108 overall) but was thrown back in the pool and picked up in the 5th round of 2006 by San Jose Sharks (#143 overall).