Monday, May 9, 2022

Phantoms Sign Ex Vipers Goaltender Hanson:

The American Hockey League Lehigh Valley Phantoms have signed former

Vernon Vipers goaltender Darion Hanson.

Here is the press release from,

Phantoms Add Two Collegiate Players - OurSports Central

Hanson played the 2021-22 season at the University of Conneticut. In 35 games with the Huskies, Hanson went 20-15-0 with a 2.24 GAA Hanson become the first Huskies goaltender to record 20 wins in a season, setting the school record.

Due to COVID-19 Hanson decided not to play hockey last season. Hanson played three seasons at Union College from 2017-2020 transfered to the University of Conneticut in December 2020.

Hanson was nominated for the Hobey Baker Award in 2020 was invited to the Philadelphia Flyers development camp in 2017, Toronto Maple Leafs development camp in 2018 and the Buffalo Sabres devlopment camp in 2019. 

Hanson played parts of one season in Vernon with the 2016-17 Vernon Vipers. The Vipers acquired Hanson from the United States Hockey League Youngstown Phantoms November 18th 2016. No details on the trade were released. In 21 games with the Vipers, Hanson went 14-4 with 2 shutouts and a 1.84 GAA

Darion Hanson's Player Profile:

Darion Hanson - Elite Prospects

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