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Thunder Announce Season-Opening Roster

Thursday, October 21st
Thunder Announce Season-Opening Roster

GLENS FALLS, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's New Jersey Devils and AHL's Utica Comets, announced their opening night roster for their 2021-22 season. The roster consists of 13 forwards, seven defensemen, and two goaltenders.

Teams are permitted to carry 23 players on their active roster for the first month of the season, not including players listed on injured reserve.

FORWARDS9 - Colin Long11 - Shane Harper12 - Frankie Melton13 - Jordan Kaplan16 - Pete MacArthur 17 - Alex Carrier 18 - Sam Laberge21 - Patrick Grasso23 - Nick Rivera27 - Tyler Irvine28 - Ryan Smith29 - Robbie Payne37 - Nick DeVito

DEFENSEMEN3 - Ivan Chukarov6 - Jake Hamilton8 - Blake Thompson19 - Jake Ryczek20 - Joe Masonius25 - Chris Lijdsman77 - Jimmy Mazza

GOALIES1 - Alex Sakellaropoulos35 - Brandon Kasel

The Thunder also named their leadership group for the 2021-22 season. Pete MacArthur has been named captain, with Shane Harper and Blake Thompson serving as assistant captains at home. On the road, the "A" will be worn by Alex Carrier and Sam Laberge.

OPENING NIGHT: Limited tickets are available to the Adirondack Thunder's home opener this Saturday vs. Newfoundland. The first 1,000 kids 14 and under will receive a FREE youth jersey, courtesy of Glens Falls Hospital. Get your tickets HERE or by calling (518) 480-3355. The puck drops at Cool Insuring Arena at 7pm. 

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