04/10/2018 10:30 AM
Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, have announced their playoff roster for the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs, presented by Buffalo Wild Wings, consisting of 21 players.
The Thunder’s playoff roster includes 11 forwards, seven defensemen and three goaltenders, all of whom carry ECHL experience with the Thunder this season. The roster is as follows:
Goaltenders (3): MacKenzie Blackwood, Drew Fielding, Olivier Mantha
Defensemen (7): Desmond Bergin, Mike Bergin, Mathieu Brodeur, Dylan Olsen, Conor Riley, Matthew Spencer, Blake Thompson
Forwards (11): Shane Conacher, Tim Harrison, James Henry, Pierre-Luc Mercier, Kenton Miller, Austin Orszulak, Paul Rodrigues, Ryan Schmelzer, Mike Szmatula, Terrence Wallin, Brian Ward
The Thunder have also named four players currently in the American Hockey League as eligible for the final two spots on the playoff roster. Those four players are defensemen Kevin Lough and Colton White, as well as forwards Troy Bourke and Ty Loney. All four players are eligible to be added to the Thunder’s final playoff roster.
The Adirondack Thunder begin the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs at Cool Insuring Arena on Friday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. with Game 1 against the Worcester Railers. The Thunder and Railers will play a best-of-seven series with a possible four games in Glens Falls. For the full Round 1 schedule, to purchase tickets or for additional details regarding the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs, visit ECHLThunder.com or call 518-480-3355.
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