Glens Falls, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced three roster moves today. The NHL’s New Jersey Devils have reassigned defenseman Colton White to Adirondack from the AHL’s Binghamton Devils. Additionally, forward Shane Conacher has been recalled from loan by the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, while forward Ty Loney has been recalled by the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. Loney was traded by Syracuse to Bakersfield last evening and Adirondack retains his ECHL rights in the event he is assigned to the ECHL.
White, 20, is currently in his first professional season and has appeared in 30 AHL games this season with Binghamton, where he has collected six points (2-4-6). The London, ONT native has also skated in three ECHL games with the Thunder this season and scored his first professional goal on October 29 in Reading. Prior to beginning his professional career, White was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the fourth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and amassed 93 points (21-72-93) in 256 games played with the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, in addition to a +66 rating.
Conacher, 23, has played in 33 games with the Thunder this season and has earned 37 points (9-28-37), which ranks second on the team in scoring. Conacher leads Adirondack with 28 assists which also ranks tied for ninth in the ECHL. The 5-11 winger has skated in six games this season with Syracuse in addition to ten total AHL games with the Toronto Marlies over the past two seasons. Last season, Conacher posted 11 points (2-9-11) in 25 games with the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears.
Loney, 25, leads the Thunder with 19 goals scored this season and has collected 34 points (19-15-34) from 32 games played. Loney ranks tied for second in the league with eight power-play goals and leads all Thunder players with 13 points (8-5-13) on the man advantage this season. The 6-4 winger skated in eight games with the AHL's Syracuse Crunch this season and has appeared in 68 career regular season AHL games with Norfolk, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Albany, Chicago and Syracuse, where he's netted 20 total points (6-14-20).
The Thunder are back in action this weekend as they hit the road for the first of five straight games away from Glens Falls, beginning tomorrow evening against the Worcester Railers at 7:05 p.m. Visit ECHLThunder.com or call 518-480-3355 x1 for tickets to upcoming Thunder home games.
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