This news broke yesterday, but here’s the press release:
WHALE SIGN FORWARD AARON VOROS TO PTO
Eighth-year Pro Brings 162 Games of NHL Experience
HARTFORD, November 16, 2011: Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has signed forward Aaron Voros to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.
Voros, a 6-4, 210-pound eighth-year pro, skated in 12 NHL games with the Anaheim Ducks last season, going scoreless with 43 penalty minutes. The 30-year-old Vancouver, B.C. native also played two AHL games with the Syracuse Crunch (no points, five penalty minutes) and appeared in 26 AHL contests with the Toronto Marlies (3-4-7, 61 PIM).
Prior to last season, Voros spent two years with the Whale’s parent club, the New York Rangers, logging a total of 95 games, with 11 goals and 12 assists for 23 points, plus 211 PIM.
Originally an eighth-round selection (229th overall) by the New Jersey Devils in the 2001 NHL Draft, Voros has seen action in a total of 162 NHL ...