Monday, December 28, 2015

Penguins Sign Viper Alumni Gill:

The American Hockey League (AHL) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Sahir Gill. 

Gill attended the Montreal Canadians Training camp last season was released before playing with three different teams last season. Gill played in 26 games with the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Wheeling Nailers collected (9-goals-20-assists-29-points) also played in 25 games with the  American Hockey League (AHL) Hamilton Bulldogs picking up (2-goals-2-assists-4-points) finished the season with the American Hockey League (AHL) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins had (1-goal-2-assists-3-points) in 12 games with the Penguins.  

Gill played his first pro season (2013-14) with the ECHL Wheeling Nailers. Gill finished sixth in rookie scoring and lead the team in scoring collecting (13-goals-41-assists-54-points). Gill was suppose to enter his fourth and final season at Boston University (2013-14) but left school signing with the Nailers early in the season. Gill played parts of two seasons in Vernon (2008-2010). Gill left the Vipers in July of 2009 for the United States Hockey League (USHL) Chicago Steel but after just 26 games would return to Vernon in mid January of 2010. In 71 regular season games with the Vipers Gill recorded (21-goals-30-assists-42-points).

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This is posted on the Penguins website:


October 8, 2015

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Sahir Gill to an American Hockey League contract.

 Gill recently participated in training camp with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and was the only player to dress in all four of the Penguins preseason games. He earned two goals and two assists in exhibition play.

 A native of Terrace, BC, Gill appeared in 12 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins during the 2014-15 season while on loan from the Wheeling Nailers, netting three points (one goal, two assists.)

In two seasons with Wheeling, the former Boston University Terrier amassed 22 goals, 61 assists for 83 points in 93 games. Gill led the Nailers in points (54) during his first professional season after college, 2013-14.

Gill also dressed in 25 games for the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2014-15, scoring two goals and adding two assists.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton season ticket packages, including Full Season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at 570-208-7367. 

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