The AAA Rosetown Redwings have signed former Vernon Vipers forward
Ryan Bayda. The Redwings are a mens Senior B hockey team in Rosetown, Saskatchewan.
Bayda retired this spring from professional hockey after playing last season with the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Straubing Tigers. The Tigers are a professional men's ice hockey team, based in Straubing, Germany, which plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. After just one season with the Tigers Bayda collected (13-goals-13-assists-26-points) in 44 games last season.
After playing three years at the University of North Dakota Bayda played the following eight seasons splitting between the American Hockey League & NHL with five different teams (Lowell, Manitoba, Albany, Wilkes-Barrie & Carolina). Since the 2010-11 season Bayda has played the past six seasons in Germany with three different teams (Nurnberg, Augsburger & Staubing).
Bayda played one season in Vernon (1998-99) playing in 45 games with the Vipers collecting (24-goals-58-assists-82-points). Bayda was drafted 80th overall in Round 3 of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Carolina Huricanes. Bayda played parts of five seasons with the Huricanes before signing with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bayda never played a game with the Penguins played the 2009-10 season with the Penguins farm club the AHL Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins.
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This was posted on the Redwings twitter account:
AAA Redwings @RedwingsAAA Jul 30 2016
Due to holiday Monday we have decided to announce the next three #wings @glenthe3rd @11Jbomber and @thies89 have a safe and fun weekend.