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THUNDER SIGN DEFENSEMAN JACKSON van de LEEST

Wednesday, February 14th
THUNDER SIGN DEFENSEMAN JACKSON van de LEEST

GLENS FALLS – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils and Utica Comets, have announced that the club has signed defenseman Jackson van de Leest to a standard player contract.

van de Leest, 22, joins the Thunder after recording three goals and six assists in 30 games this season with Dalhousie University. The 6-foot-7, 238-pound defenseman has played in 57 games with Dalhousie University and has four goals, 13 assists, and 80 penalty minutes.

Prior to that, the Kelowna, British Columbia native played 255 games in the Western Hockey League for the Calgary Hitmen and Red Deer Rebels. van de Leest recorded 11 goals and 77 assists for 88 points and 280 minutes in penalties. The left-shooting defenseman served at the Calgary captain during the 2021-22 season.

The Thunder return home on Friday and Saturday. Friday against Reading, fans can enjoy $3 Labatt Blue Light. Saturday against Trois-Rivieres is Country Night! Enjoy $4 Bud Light, special country-themed jerseys, and much more! Fans can bid right now on the Country Night jerseys via the DASH Auctions mobile app. 

The 2023-24 regular season schedule is HERE.

Single game tickets and season tickets for the 2023-24 season are on sale now! For more information on ticket packages, call the front office at 518-480-3355 or visit www.echlthunder.com/tickets. For all the latest Adirondack Thunder news, follow the team on all social media @ECHLThunder.

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