Thursday, March 9, 2023

Worcester Railers Place Ex Viper Forward Coughlin On Injured Reserve:

The ECHL Worcester Railers have placed former Vernon Vipers forward

Liam Coughlin on Injured Reserve.

Here is the report from the ECHL website,

Coughlin is in his second season with the Railers. Coughlin signed with the Railers as a free agent August 3rd 2021. In 37 games, Coughlin has (5-goals-11-assists-16-points).

Coughlin played the 2021-22 season with the ECHL Worcester Railers. During the 2021-22 season Coughlin was called up to the American Hockey League, playing with the Bridgeport Islanders, Springfield Thunderbirds & Providence Bruins before being returned to the ECHL.

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 Thunderbirds January 6th 2022 was returned to the ECHL after one assist in 2 games with the Thunderbirds. The American Hockey League Providence Bruins signed Coughlin to a professional tryout contract April 29th 2022.

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:

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