Former Vernon Vipers forward Adam Tambellini & the WHL Calgary
Hitmen's season come to an end after an 8-2 loss to the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings falling 4-1 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Championship series. In 71 regular season games with Calgary Tambellini recorded (47-goals-39-assists-86-points) was tenth in WHL scoring this season. In 16 playoff games Tambellini collected (13-goals-13-assists-26-points).
Adam Tambellini's Player Profile:
Tambellini attended the New York Rangers Prospect Development Camp in July was one of twenty players reassigned from the Rangers Training Camp in September. The Rangers reassigned Tambellini to the Hitmen on September 24th 2014.
Tambellini left the University of North Dakota last season for the Western Hockey League joining the Calgary Hitmen in early January after being acquired in a trade with the Portland Winterhawks. Tambellini played a season and a half in Vernon (2011-13) before being traded to Surrey on January 10th 2013 along with future considerations (Michael Roberts) for Mason Blacklock & future considerations (Jordan Klimek and Demico Hannoun). In 91 regular season games with the Vipers Tambellini collected (49-goals-46-assists-95-points). Tambellini was drafted 64th overall in the 3rd Round by the New York Rangers at the 2013 NHL Draft.
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Posted: 05 May 2015
Hitmen Alternate Captain Adam Tambellini looks back on his final season in the WHL