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Josh Holmstrom signs with ECHL’s Toledo Walleye

(Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports) The Toledo Walleye of the ECHL have signed former UMass Lowell River Hawk forward Josh Holmstrom, according to Gary Weckwerth, owner of the USHL‘s Sioux Falls Stampede. The Walleye are the ECHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL), and the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL). The...
Via Mill City Sports
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes Agree to Terms with Ben Holmstrom

Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with center Ben Holmstrom on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Holmstrom $600,000 in the NHL or $200,000 in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the 2014-15 season. “Ben has served as Adirondack’s team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Holmstrom signs with Carolina Hurricanes

(Photo/ It has been over five years since Ben Holmstrom has skated for a new organization and he will once again. The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday, July 4 they have signed Holmstrom to a one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000 in the National Hockey League (NHL) or $200,000 in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the 2014-15 season. Holmstrom spent the past five...
Via Mill City Sports
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Holmstrom signs ATO with AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers

You can add Josh Holmstrom to the list of UMass Lowell River Hawks turning to professional hockey following this season. Holmstrom has inked a ATO deal with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League on Thursday. Holmstrom was part of a great turnaround at UMass Lowell. The forward part of the 2010-11 five-win team during his freshmen year and won back-to-back Hockey...
Via View From 123
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Holmstrom Will Play in 200th Game With Phantoms Tonight, Becomes First in Team History To Do So

On Friday, Ben Holmstrom will play in his 200th game with the Adirondack Phantoms, a huge milestone in and of itself. But what makes it an even bigger milestone is the fact that he will be the first player ever to do so. In honor of this major achievement, here’s a look back at Holmstrom’s career: The Colorado Springs native got his start in the United States Hockey League, where...
Via Flyers Faithful
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Five for Fighting: Ben Holmstrom

Ben Holmstrom spent four years with the UMass Lowell River Hawks, including three seasons as the River Hawks team captain. The forward has spent the past five seasons with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League with a couple of cups of coffee with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. Over his five year professional career, Holmstrom has been handed...
Via View From 123
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Hope Ben Holmstrom Clears Waivers, Plays in AHL

Ben Holmstrom’s brother is this year’s River Hawks’ team captain. (Photo/Bob Fina/Flickr) The Philadelphia Flyers’ front office and coaching staff are starting to get their roster shape for the start of the National Hockey League regular season, which gets underway on Wednesday, Oct. 2nd. The Flyers made 28 roster moves on Wednesday afternoon either assigning...
Via View From 123
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Ben Holmstrom Back In Game Action

Ben Holmstrom healthy and back in action. (Photo/Philadelphia Flyers/NHL) The National Hockey League preseason got underway this weekend and a former River Hawk saw game action for the first time since December 2012, Ben Holmstrom. Holmstrom underwent surgery to reconstruct his ACL in December 2012 and wasn’t able to finish the 2012-13 season. The forward injured his...
Via View From 123
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Extend Centerman Ben Holmstrom

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Adirondack PhantomsBen HolmstromRenaud Lavoie of RDS reported this afternoon that the Philadelphia Flyers have signed forward Ben Holmstrom to a one-year contract extension. The contract is worth $600,000 at the NHL level and $285,000 at the AHL level. Holmstrom was first signed by the Flyers as a collegiate free agent in 2010...
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Roster Moves and Cap Implications

Ben Holmstrom has been recalled by the Philadelphia Flyers | Photo courtesy of   By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they have recalled F Ben Holmstrom of the Adirondack Phantoms, the Flyers’ AHL affiliate. The 6’1″ captain of the Phantoms, fresh off a Gordie Howe hat trick Saturday night, has 8G...
Via The Hockey Guys
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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