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The Whale sure are busy right now. Just two days after adding Danny Hobbs to an AHL deal, and one day after announcing the training camp roster, Connecticut has announced that they have signed defenseman Sebastien Piche to an AHL contract.
The 6’0 194 lb. defenseman has spent the last three seasons in the AHL and ECHL with the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning organizations. In 42 career AHL games, Piche has zero goals and five assists. Piche will likely bounce between the Whale and the Greenville Road Warriors (ECHL) while with the Rangers organization.
Piche’s signing is a depth move for the Whale as they look to solidify their roster for the upcoming season.
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The NHL lockout has started to force Tampa Bay Lightning players to play elsewhere during the lockout. Defenseman Victor Hedman has agreed to play for Barys Astana of the KHL.
Per the Tampa Bay Times, Hedman’s agent Peter Wallen said his client wanted to play in the best league right now. He is scheduled to report to them as early as Friday.
Victor Hedman had one of his best...
HARTFORD, September 26, 2012: Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the team has signed defenseman Sebastien Piche to an American Hockey League contract.
Piche, 6-0 and 194 pounds, has split his first three pro seasons between the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and the ECHL. In 2011-12, the 24-year-old La Sarre, Quebec native played 22 games with...
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman has signed to play with Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League during the NHL work stoppage, NHL.com reported Tuesday. He had five goals and 18 assists last season for the Lightning.