AMERKS SIGN NICK PETRECKI TO AHL CONTRACT
News | 8/19/2014 9:26:34 AM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS


The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed defenseman Nick Petrecki to a one-year American Hockey League contract.

Petrecki, 25, appeared in 14 regular season games with the Amerks last season after being acquired on loan from the San Jose Sharks on March 12, 2014, and recorded one assist and 28 penalty minutes. He also appeared in all five of Rochester’s Calder Cup Playoff games. Prior to joining the Amerks, Petrecki had played in 35 games with the AHL’s Worcester Sharks last season, recording three points (1+2) and 54 penalty minutes. In 2012-13, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound Petrecki appeared in 42 AHL games with Worcester, collecting six points (1+5) and 135 penalty minutes. He also made his NHL debut that season, appearing in one game with San Jose. 

In 291 career AHL games with Rochester and Worcester over five seasons, Petrecki, a native of Schenectady, New York, has registered 47 points (8+39) and 559 penalty minutes. Prior to his professional career, Petrecki played two seasons at Boston College where he won a national championship in 2008. He was originally selected by San Jose in the first round (28th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Amerks 2014-15 Season Tickets, which start as low as just $6 per game, are now on sale. The Amerks are also offering a variety of partial ticket plans, including Half-Season Plans, Freedom Packs, 12-Packs and 6-Packs. For more information, visit www.amerks.com or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.