Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald
announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jared Ross to a professional tryout contracts (PTO). He is expected to join the team in time for
tonight’s game against the Milwaukee Admirals.
26, has played in 38 games with the Reading Royals (ECHL) this season and has
compiled 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) and plus-6 rating. Last season, the 6-foot, 199-pould defenseman
played the majority of the season in the American Hockey League with the
Providence Bruins. He appeared in 48
games and collected seven points (one goal, six assists) and 14 penalty minutes
with the Bruins and also saw action in 21 games with Reading.
native of Stoney Island, NS, Ross played four seasons at St. Lawrence
University (2005-09) before turning pro.
The Rivermen conclude their four-game road trip tonight in
Milwaukee at 7 p.m. The game can be
heard locally on 96.5 ESPN Radio in Peoria.