Saturday, April 18, 2015

Former Vernon Laker Metropolit Signs Contract Extension With Eagles:

The Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Adler Mannheim Eagles have given former Vernon Lakers forward Glen Metropolit a new contract extension.  Metropolit in his first season with Adler Mannheim signed with the Eagles on July 29th 2014.  The Adler Mannheim Eagles are an ice hockey team that play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the highest ice hockey league in Germany. The Eagles are based in Mannheim, a city in the north of Baden-Württemberg. 

Metropolit played last season with two teams. HC Lugano & Schlittschuh Club Bern. Hockey Club Lugano is a professional hockey club based in Lugano, Switzerland while Schlittschuh Club Bern is also a hockey team based in Bern, Switzerland. Metropolit played two seasons with HC Lugano before joining Schlittschuh Club Bern. In 40 games last season with HC Lugano Metropolit collected (6-goals-28-assists-34-points). In three games with Schlittschuh Club Bern Metropolit picked up one goal. Metropolit was also Captain for Team Canada at last years Spengler Cup where he picked up (1-goal-2-assists-3-points) in four games with Canada.

Metropolit played one season in Vernon (1994-95) with the Vernon Lakers. In 60 regular season games with the Lakers Metropolit lead the team in scoring with (43-goals-74-assists-117-points). Mettropolit was never drafted but played eight seasons in the NHL with seven different teams (Washington, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, St. Louis, Boston, Philadelphia & Montreal).

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This was posted on the Eagles website:

Eagles speed up cadre plannings for the season 2015/2016

29th December, 2014

The eagles speed up the cadre plannings for the coming season 2015/2016 and have extended the contracts running out at the seasonal end with eight players shortly before the turn of the year prematurely.

Ronny Arendt, to yokes pike and Glen Metropolit remain loyal to the eagles for an other playing time in each case. Jamie Tardif and Christoph Ullmann are available till 2017, Martin Buchwieser and Dennis Endras till 2018. Matthias Plachta has signed a long-term contract which binds him up to the 30th April, 2020 to the eagles.

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