News | 1/18/2012 2:15:53 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS
The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed defenseman Maury Edwards of the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones to a professional tryout.
Edwards, 24, has appeared in 23 games for Cincinnati this season, recording 10 points (3+7) and six penalty minutes and ranks second on his team in scoring among defensemen. He has also appeared in three games with Peoria of the AHL. The 5-foot-11, 176-pound Edwards played in nine AHL games last season with Providence and Lake Erie following the completion of his collegiate career. A native of Rocky Rapids, Alberta, Edwards played four seasons with UMass-Lowell, where he registered 79 points on 28 goals and 51 assists in 147 games. Edwards was a Hockey East First Team All-Star in 2008-09.
The Amerks will host the Oklahoma City Barons at The Blue Cross Arena on Thursday and Friday this week. Thursday’s game will begin at 7:05 p.m. while Friday’s contest gets underway at 7:35 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 1-855-GO-AMERKS or visit www.amerks.com.