Peoria Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald announced Saturday that the club has signed forward Mike Radja and defenseman Maury Edwards.
Radja, 26, has recorded 14 goals, 12 assists and 16 penalty
minutes while appearing in 24 games with the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL this
season. Radja also played three games for the Binghamton Senators of the AHL
this season, recording one assist and two penalty minutes.
The Yorkville, Ill. native has tallied 23 goals, 28 assists and
40 penalty minutes in 110 career AHL games including stints with Syracuse, Rockford
and Bridgeport. Prior to his professional career, he attended the University of
New Hampshire from 2004-08 where he scored 54 goals, 63 assists and 98 penalty
minutes in 149 games played.
Edwards, 24, has played 19 games for the Cincinnati Cyclones of
the ECHL this season in which he has recorded two goals, six assists and six
Last season, Edwards finished his four-year career at
UMass-Lowell before playing for both the Providence Bruins and Lake Erie
Monsters of the AHL. In three games with Providence, he accumulated two penalty
minutes. With Lake Erie, Edwards scored one goal, one assist and four penalty
minutes in six games.
Both players are expected to join the Rivermen for their game
tonight against Toronto at 7:00 p.m. at Carver Arena.