Monday, September 13, 2021

Stockton Heat Sign Vipers Alumni Shortridge:

According to the Athletic's Darren Hynes the American Hockey League Stockton Heat have signed former Vernon Vipers

goaltender Andrew Shortridge.

Here is the press release from,

Minor Transactions: 08/27/21 (

Shortridge split last season between the ECHL Kansas City Mavericks & American Hockey League Stockton Heat. In 14 games with the Mavericks, Shortridge went 7-5-1 with 1 shutout and a 2.92 GAA In 3 games with the Heat, Stockton went 1-0-1 and a 1.58 GAA

Shortridge become a free agent last season after the San Jose Sharks didn't offer the former Vernon Vipers goaltender a qualifying contract in October 2020. The American Hockey League Stockton Heat signed Shortridge to a two-way AHL/ECHL contract December 5th 2020. The Heat assigned Shortridge to the ECHL Kansas City Mavericks December 5th 2020.

Shortridge played three seasons at Quinnipiac University from 2016-2019 before signing his first professional contract with the San Jose Sharks April 3rd 2019 and an amateur contract with the American Hockey League San Jose Barracuda April 3rd 2019.

Shortridge played one season in Vernon with the 2015-16 Vernon Vipers. In 44 games with the Vipers, Shortridge went 19-25 with 2 shutouts and a 3.15 GAA

Andrew Shortridge's Player Profile:

Andrew Shortridge - Elite Prospects

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