The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Missouri Mavericks have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Darren Nowick.
Nowick finished his fourth and final year at Northern Michigan University after spending two years in Vernon (2010-2012) played in 109 games with the Vipers collected (36-goals-50-assists-86-points).
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This is posted on the Mavericks website:
JOSH ROBINSON RETURNS TO MAVERICKS
JOSH ROBINSON RETURNS TO MAVERICKS ROSTER
Missouri Adds Amateur Darren Nowick
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI (March 16, 2016)— The Missouri Mavericks announced Wednesday afternoon that Josh Robinson has been returned on loan from the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.
Robinson, 26, was signed to a professional tryout with the Falcons on Feb. 17, 2016, and appeared in 3 games with the AHL team before his return to the Missouri Mavericks. The Frankenmuth, MI native actively maintains the longest ECHL goaltender win streak record with 21 straight wins for the Mavs this season. Robinson is currently ranked 2nd in the league amongst top net-minders with an overall record of 25-0-0-1, a 1.85 goals-against average (GAA), and a .928 save percentage (SV%).
The Mavericks also announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Darren Nowick to an amateur tryout (ATO) contract. Nowick, 24, joins the Mavs from Northern Michigan University (NCAA). Through 37 games this season, the Long Beach, California native scored 32 points (14G,18A). He will wear number 49 for Missouri.
The Mavericks play their next four games on the road, beginning tonight with a 7:05p.m. contest against the Allen Americans in Allen, TX.
Missouri returns home to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena on Wednesday, Mar. 23 when they will face-off against the visiting Evansville IceMen at 7:05p.m. Tickets for all Missouri Mavericks home games are available online at Ticketmaster.com and in-person at the arena box office. GO MAVS!
About the Missouri Mavericks: The Missouri Mavericks are a professional ice hockey team based in Independence, Missouri and the proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders (NHL) and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Mavs are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the ECHL—the Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League in North America, led by General Manager Brent Thiessen and Head Coach Richard Matvichuk. Founded in 2009, the Mavericks are entering into their seventh season in franchise history at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Missouri competed for five seasons in the (now defunct) Central Hockey League (CHL) before formally joining the ECHL on Oct. 7, 2014 ahead of their 2014-15 campaign. Lamar Hunt Jr. was announced as the new President and Owner of the Missouri Mavericks on Feb. 6, 2015. The Mavs have made playoff appearances in five of their past six seasons, and have been honored numerous community and league awards including the Harry S. Truman Special Community Service Recognition Award, the Bud Poile Governors’ Cup (CHL), and the CHL Franchise of the Year Award for four consecutive seasons.