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Two former Ice Griffs sign pro contracts

Two more members of the recently graduated Canisius class signed professional hockey deals this week.

Kyle Gibbons signed with the Idaho Steelheads of the East Coast Hockey League while Ryan Bohrer signed with TSV Peissenberg, a team in Germany.

Gibbons played with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL after the Griffs lost in the Atlantic Hockey championship game to Robert Morris. He finished his Canisius career ranked fourth in points in the program’s Division I era (130) while his 57 career goals are second only to Cory Conacher.

He had one of the most successful collegiate careers for the Ice Griffs and was named the Atlantic Hockey Tournament MVP when Canisius captured its first title in 2013.

Bohrer was the captain for the Golden Griffins last year. In 138 career games with the Ice Griffs, he finished with 33 points (13 goals, 20 assists).

He is the second Canisius player from the Class of 2014 to sign internationally. Ben Danford, one of the best defensemen in program history, will play for Strasbourg, France.