Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald
announced Friday that goaltender Jordan
Binnington has signed an amateur tryout contract with the club.
18, was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the third round (#88 overall) of the
2011 NHL Entry Draft. He recently
completed his third season with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey
League. In 39 games this year he posted a 21-17-0-1 record with a 2.99
goals-against average and 0.906 save percentage. In three seasons with the Attack, the
Richmond Hill, ON native is 54-39-2-6 in 107 games.
2010-11, Binnington backstopped Owen Sound to an OHL championship and was named the Most Outstanding Goaltender of the 2011
Memorial Cup, posting a 1-2 record with a tournament-best goals-against-average
of 1.42 and save percentage of .951. He also posted the only shutout of the
tournament with 29 saves as part of a 5-0 win over the Kootenay Ice.