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Canisius hockey signs six players

The freshman class officially grew by six for the Canisius College hockey program.

The Golden Griffins announced the addition of six players to its incoming class -- forwards Felix Chamberland, Dylan McLaughlin and Josh Supryka, defensemen Ian Edmundson and Alex Jaeckle and goaltender Alex Savard.

  • McLaughlin ins a Lancaster native who spent the last three seasons with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL. He finished his career with 88 points (24 goals, 64 assists) and had a personal best 39-point season last year.
  • Chamberland (Quebec City) was the leading scoring in the CCHL last season with the Pembroke Lumber Kings collecting 99 points with 48 goals.
  • Supryka (Belleville, Ontario) posted 45 points (21 goals, 24 assists) in two seasons in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
  • Edmondson (Toronto) was captain of the St. Michael's Buzzers in the OJHL last season where he led all defensemen with 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists). He is a two-time participant in the Central Canada Cup All-Star Challenge.
  • Jaeckle (St. Clair Shores, Mich.) played the last two seasons with the Johnston Tomahawks of the NAHL. The defenseman had six goals -- five on the power play.
  • Savard (Broussard, Quebec) played in 124 regular season games over three seasons with the Ottawa Jr. Sentaors of the CCHL. He posted a 78-28-4 record with a 2.48 goals against average and a .907 save percentage. He also was a two-time Central Canada Cup All-Star Challenge selection and won 13 career playoff games for Ottawa with a 1.95 goals against average and a .927 save percentage in the postseason.

The six join forwards Joshua Gabriel, Daniel LaFontaine and Matt McLeod and defensemen Cameron Heath and Jimmy Mazza who signed with the Griffs in the fall.

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