Sunday, May 8, 2022

Railers Activate Ex Vernon Viper Coughlin From Injured Reserve:

The ECHL Worcester Railers have activated former Vernon Vipers forward Liam

Coughlin from Injured Reserve.

Here is the press release from the ECHL website,

ECHL Transactions - April 6

Coughlin is in his first season with the ECHL Worcester Railers. The Railers signed Coughlin August 3rd 2021. In 45 games, Coughlin has (9-goals-24-assists-33-points).

Coughlin has split the 2021-22 season between the ECHL & American Hockey League. Coughlin signed a professional tryout contract with the American Hockey League Bridgeport Islanders December 28th 2021 was released after going pointless in 2 games with the Islanders. The Railers loaned Coughlin to the American Hockey League Springfield ThunderbirdsJanuary 6th 2022 was returned to the ECHL after one assist in 2 games with the Thunderbirds.

Coughlin didn't play professional hockey last season. Coughlin last played professional hockey during the 2019-20 season, splitting the season between the American Hockey League Rockford IceHogs & ECHL Indy Fuel. 

Coughlin played four seasons at Vermont University from 2015-2019 before signing his first professional contract with the American Hockey League Rockford IceHogs May 19th 2019.

Coughlin was drafted 130th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in Round 5 at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Coughlin didn't play a game with the Oilers, was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks July 6th 2015. Coughlin has yet to play a game with the Blackhawks.

Coughlin played two seasons in Vernon from 2013-2015. In 107 games with the Vipers, Coughlin collected (38-goals-67-assists-105-points).

Liam Coughlin's Player Profile:

Liam Coughlin - Elite Prospects

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