The Albany Devils announced today that they have assigned defenseman Joe Faust to the Adirondack Thunder. The Devils also announced today that they have released defenseman David Shields from his PTO. Shields, who signed with the Thunder this offseason, will also report to Adirondack.
Faust, 23, made his professional debut lastt season with the Albany Devils, as he appeared in 26 games as a rookie. The Bloomington, MN native collected four points (1-3-4) over his 26 games, including his first career AHL goal on April 10 against Binghamton. Faust was originally selected 114th overall by the New Jersey Devils in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and skated four seasons of collegiatea hockey at the University of Wisconsin from 2010-2014.