Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald
announced today that the club has released forward Andrew Carroll and defenseman Jake Gannnon from their professional
23, appeared in Sunday’s win over the Lake Erie Monsters in his most recent
stint with the Rivermen. Earlier this
season he spent 15 games with Peoria 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).
25, spent 14 games with the Rivermen and recorded three points (one goal, two
assists) and 15 penalty minutes. He
originally signed with the Rivermen on Dec. 16.
Prior to joining Peoria, he was a member of the ECHL Greenville Road
Warriors. In nine games this season, he
has registered nine points (six goals, three assists) and six penalty
minutes. He has also spent time with the
Abbotsford Heat this year on a PTO. He
had a goal and an assist in 13 games before being sent back to Greenville.
season as a rookie, the 5-foot-11-inch, 195-pound winger put up an impressive
47 points (30 goals, 17 assists) in 61 games for the ECHL Charlotte
Checkers. His 30 goals were 13th
in the league and fourth among all ECHL rookies. He saw his first AHL action by appearing in
four games with the Hartford Wolfpack. A
native of Shoreview, Minn., Carroll played four seasons at the University of
Minnesota – Duluth.