HARTFORD, December 18, 2012: Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that defenseman Steven Delisle has been reassigned to the Whale from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.
Delisle, a 6-6, 234-pound second-year pro, has skated in 29 games with the Road Warriors this year and has scored two goals and added eight assists for 10 points. The 22-year-old Levis, Quebec native has also served 43 minutes in penalties and is a +19, which ties him with teammate Mike Marcou for the ECHL league lead in that department.
A fourth-round draftee (107th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2008 out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Delisle was acquired by the New York Rangers July 23, 2012, along with Rick Nash and a conditional third-round draft pick, in exchange for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and a 2013 first-round pick.
Delisle suited up for six games with the AHL’s Springfield Falcons last year, going scoreless w...