Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tigers Sign Former Viper Forward Bayda:

The Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Straubing Tigers have
signed former Vernon Vipers forward Ryan Bayda. The Tigers are a professional men's ice hockey team, based in Straubing, Germany, which plays in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Bayda spent the past two seasons with the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) Augsburger Panthers before signing with the Tigers in March.  In just six games this season with the Panthers Bayda collected (4-goals-6-assists-10-points).

After playing three years at the University of North Dakota Bayda played the following eight seasons split between the American Hockey League & NHL.  Since the 2010-11 season Bayda has played the past six seasons in Germany with three different teams.

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 but played the 2009-10 season with the Penguins farm club the AHL Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins.

Ryan Bayda's Player Profile:

This is posted on the Tigers website:

DEL2 top defender Edwards comes from castle Ravens – tiger get attacker Connolly and Bayda as well as defender Jobke from Augsburg

Thursday, 26th March, 2015

Four new actors have taken for the coming season DEL 2015/16 Straubing of tiger under contract. From the Augsburg panthers defender Colton Jobke as well as the attackers Ryan Bayda and Mike Connolly change to the powder tower.

With Maury Edwards of the castle Ravens Towerstars (DEL2) have secure the tiger, besides, the top defender of the second-highest play class „ We are right in the middle in the construction of the team for 2015/16 “, according to Dunham to the topical situation with the tiger. 28-year-old Canadian Maury Edwards was chosen by the coaches and managers of the DEL2 to the best defender of the season 2014/15. The offensive defender collected for the castle Ravens Towerstars 51 Scorer points (!) in 51 parts, under it 15 hits. „ Maury have observed Larry and I during the last two years of the more often. He is läuferisch top and we are persuaded that he can also assert himself in the DEL “, according to Jason Dunham, sporty leader of the tiger. Already in 2013/14 Edwards with 67 Scorer points became a talking point in 71 parts for Kaufbeuren ESV in the DEL2.

The adaptably useable Canadian plays since 2010 in the DEL.Nachdem attacker Ryan Bayda (34) in the playing time in 2013/14 another 41 Scorer points under Larry Mitchell for the panthers collected, threw him in the tramped season a heavy elbow injury from the road. Bayda could graduate from only six plays in which he marked strong four hits and six presentations. In the coming season the experienced left shooter wants to attack again fully. Bayda comes with the experience of 194 NHL-and 358 AHL parts to Straubing.

Last the 25-year-old Mike Connolly was likewise unlucky. After a prominent season 2013/14 with 42Scorer points in 52 plays a cruciate ligament injury from braked him in the tramped playing time. After an OP the weasel-agile attacker who might already likewise accumulate twice in the NHL should overshoot in 2015/16 again so properly.

„ Without doubt Bayda as well as Connolly will bring us in the coming season forwards. They had both extreme injury bad luck the last year. Under Larry Mitchell they were in Augsburg before, nevertheless, achievement bearers “, explains Jason Dunham, sporty leader of the tiger.

Defender Colton Jobke (22) came only in the course of the playing time in 2014/15 to the Augsburg panthers to the DEL. Indeed, the Youngster with German passport was got to Mitchells time with the Swabians to Europe, nevertheless, the change of the German Canadian in the DEL was already threaded under Mitchell in last summer. „ Colton is a young defender with German passport which fits perfectly in our draft “, according to Dunham.

After the obligation of forward Sean O'Connor five new entries have taken the tiger therefore already for the next playing time under contract.

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