Monday, November 25, 2013
Bulldogs Sign Former Vernon Viper Strong:
forward Dean Strong. No official press release but Strong is listed on the Bulldogs roster. The Bulldogs are a professional ice hockey team in Italty that play in the Italy-A League. In 9 games with the Bulldogs this season Strong has (4-6-10).
Strong played the past two seasons with the American Hockey League (AHL) Lake Erie Monsters. Strong started last season with the Monsters before being assigned to the Central Hockey League (CHL) Denver Cutthroats on December, 6th 2012 playing in three games picking up one goal before being sent back to Lake Erie on December, 13th 2012. In 36 games last year with Lake Erie Strong collected (5-8-13). Strong played one year in Vernon (2004-05) collecting (35-56-91) with the Vipers.
Strong played the 2011-12 season with three different teams. Strong started the 2011-12 season with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Kalamazoo Wings. In November 2011 Strong was loaned to the American Hockey League (AHL) Chicago Wolves. In five games with the Wolves Strong collected (0-3-3) before returning to Kalamazoo. On December 15th 2011 Strong was loaned to the American Hockey League (AHL) Lake Erie Monsters where he would finish the season. In 49 games with the Monsters Strong collected (4-10-14). Strong returned to Kalamazoo after the Monsters missed the playoffs where he finished the remainder of the season. In 21 games with the Wings Strong collected (11-12-23).
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