Sunday, February 4, 2018

Allen Americans Sign Vernon Vipers Alumni Basara:

The East Coast Hockey League Allen Americans have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Marcus Basara.

This is Basara's second stint with the Americans this season.

Basara attended the University of Alaska-Fairbanks before signing his first professional contract with the East Coast Hockey League Allen Americans August 24th 2017.

Basara started this season with the Americans, never played a game with Allen, was invited to the American Hockey League San Jose Barracuda training camp in September. Basara was released during camp, before returning to the Americans. The Americans traded Basara to the East Coast Hockey League Jacksonville IceMen October 10th 2017 before the regular season started. Basara never played a game with the IceMen before being placed on waivers, was claimed off waivers by the East Coast Hockey League Orlando Solar Bears November 20th 2017. Basara collected one assist in four games with the Solar Bears before being released November 30th 2017.

Basara played parts of the two seasons in Vernon (2010-2012) before being traded along with Connor Hartley & future considerations to the Alberta Junior Hockey League Okotoks Oilers on November, 28th 2011 for Ben Gamache.  Basara would finish his junior career with the West Kelowna Warriors. In 80 games with the Vipers Basara collected (18-goals-27-assists-45-points).

Marcus Basara's Player Profile:

This was on the Americans twitter account:


Dec 10 2017

Add to the Americans lineup this afternoon free agent forward Marcus Basara, who was with the team during the preseason.

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