The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Cincinnati Cyclones have traded former Vernon Vipers defenceman Steve Weinstein to the South Carolina Stingrays.
Weinstein finished his first full professional season last year, started the season in Cincinnati after signing with the Cyclones July 15, 2015 before signing with the American Hockey League (AHL) Lake Erie Monsters December 27th 2015. After playing in four games with the Monsters Weinstein picked up one assist before returning to the East Coast Hockey League. In 52 games last season with Cincinnati Weinstein collected (3-goals-19-assists-22-points).
Weinstein finished his fourth and final year with Bentley University in 2014-15 before signing an amateur try-out contract with the American Hockey League (AHL) Springfield Falcons on March 23rd 2015. Weinstein had just one assist in three games with the Falcons.
Weinstein played three seasons in Vernon (2008-2011) in 153 regular season games with the Vipers collected (10-goals-49-assists-59-points).
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CYCLONES SEND WEINSTEIN TO SOUTH CAROLINA
For Immediate Release: June 3, 2016
Move Completes Trade from February
Cincinnati, OH- The Cincinnati Cyclones have sent defenseman Steve Weinstein to the South Carolina Stingrays. The move satisfies the “Future Considerations” portion of the trade for forward Colin Mulvey from February 12.
A native of Los Angeles, CA, Weinstein had a solid rookie campaign in 2015-16, accounting for three goals and 19 assists in 52 games played. Weinstein also tallied a goal in two playoff games for the Cyclones.
Mulvey made a strong impact in Cyclones red and black, totaling 20 points (8g, 12a) in 25 games with Cincinnati. He had six multi-point efforts for the Cyclones, including a pair of three-assist games, and a two-goal performance in the 3-2 shootout loss to the Indy Fuel on February 27. The Worcester, MA native also dished out a pair of assists in seven playoff games for the 'Clones.
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