Glens Falls, NY - The Adirondack Thunder, proudly locally owned and operated, have signed defenseman Kevin Lough to a standard player contract for the 2017-18 season. Lough becomes the Thunder’s first signing of the summer as he enters his second full professional season.
Lough, 25, appeared in 51 games as a rookie and amassed 18 points (4-14-18) during the 2016-17 regular season. The 5-11 defenseman also collected one postseason point, an assist, as he appeared in each of Adirondack’s six playoff contests. Lough made his American Hockey League debut with the Binghamton Senators on April 4, 2017 as he collected a shot on goal against the Rochester Americans. Lough originally made his professional debut with the Thunder in March 2016 when he played in four games with the team on an amateur try out.
Prior to beginning his professional career, Lough skated for four seasons at Colgate University in the ECAC, where he appeared in 149 total games. Lough collected 31 points (7-24-31) over his four-year career with the Raiders and received the team’s “Best Defensive Player” award as a senior in 2016. The Kanata, ONT native also played four seasons of junior hockey with the Cumberland Grads from 2008-2012, where he ranks second in franchise history with 218 games played.
The Thunder will hit the ice again in October as they kick off the 2017-18 ECHL season, their third as a member of the league. Season tickets are on sale now at $13 per ticket. Call 518-480-3355 x1 or visit ECHLThunder.com for more information.
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