Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Luciani and McKegg sign NHL contracts

Press Release

he Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League are proud to announce that forwards Anthony Luciani and Greg McKegg have each signed entry-level contracts to National Hockey League teams.

Luciani signed with the Florida Panthers after an impressive three-year career in Erie. The shifty right winger collected 160 points in 181 games with Otters, including a career-high 78 points in 54 games during the 2010-11 season. Luciani, a native of Maple, Ont., was an invite to Chicago Blackhawks rookie camp prior to the season.

McKegg signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs after finishing the 2010-11 season with a team-leading 49 goals, second on the Otters single-season scoring list. The first-year team captain also dished out 43 assists for a team-high 92 points. He was drafted by the Maple Leafs in the third round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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