Monday, September 5, 2011

Warriors add three Blue Liners.

A few days ago it was announced that The Greenville Road Warriors have added 3 D-men to the roster for the 2011-2012 season. Returning to the team from the inaugural season is Wes Cunningham the 10-11 All ECHL selection was one of the best blue liners coming down the stretch for Greenville. He put up 43 points (7+36) in 69 contest last season and also notched 5 assist in 11 playoff games. Wes also brought a solid defense game having the second best plus/minus rating on the entire team.

TJ Fast a 24 year old former 2nd round draft pick of the Los Angeles Kings. Spent the 10-11 season between the Cincinnati Cyclones and Rochester Americans .The Calgary native put up 27 points (9+18) in 59 ECHL Contest. In 13 games for the Americans he put up 2 points (1+1). Fast has 3 years of pro hockey under his belt. Including 77 AHL games and 113 ECHL games. Fast was a WHL All star with the Tri City Americans and also played at the University of Denver in the NCAA ranks.

Jeff Caister a 26 year old Ontario native. Is entering his second full year of pro hockey. After playing for the Milton Icehawks of the OPJHL for 3 seasons. Caister attended Wayne State for 2 seasons before the program shut down. Caister transferred to St Lawrence University for his final two years of College hockey. Caister put up 74 points in 152 NCAA games. In 2009-2010 Caister joined the rival South Carolina Stingrays for 4 regular season games and 5 playoff contest. He started the 10-11 season with South Carolina before being traded to the Victoria Salmon Kings. Caister played 46 games with the Salmon Kings htiting double digits in goals(10) and assist (11). Caister also chipped in 8 points in 12 playoff games for the Salmon King.