Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald
announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jake Gannon to a professional tryout contract (PTO).
23, appeared in 15 games with the Rivermen between he was signed on Nov. 5 and
Dec. 8. He registered one assist and
skated to a plus-four rating in his time with the club. He has spent the rest
of the season with the ECHL Utah Grizzlies, where he serves as the team
captain, and collected seven points (one goal, six assists) in his 10 games.
Thursday, the ECHL announced that Gannon had been named an alternate captain
for the ECHL All-Star Classic which will take place on Wednesday in
season, Gannon also split time between the AHL and ECHL. Under contract with the New York Islanders,
he appeared in 26 games for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) where he had two
goals and two assists. In 38 games with the
Grizzlies he collected six points (two goals, four assists).