NEWS

Riley Emmerson signed to AHL contract

Thursday, 03.09.2009 / 2:21 AM / News
By Springfield Falcons Press Release
Springfield, MA – The Springfield Falcons, in conjunction with their National Hockey League affiliate the Edmonton Oilers, announced today that they have signed forward Riley Emmerson to a standard American Hockey League contract.

The 6-foot-8, 248-pound native of Vancouver, British Columbia will be entering his fourth season of professional hockey after splitting last year between the ECHL’s Florida Everblades and AHL’s Rochester Americans.  Emmerson made his AHL debut with the Americans last year collecting 107 penalty minutes in 42 games.

Emmerson started his pro career with the ECHL’s Texas Wildcatters collecting four goals and three assists for seven points and 241 penalty minutes in 93 games from 2006-2008.  He was originally drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the seventh round (199th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

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Season

Team

Lge

 

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

 

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2004-05

Tri-City

WHL

 

35

0

0

0

61

 

-

-

-

-

-

2005-06

Tri-City

WHL

 

66

1

1

2

109

 

2

0

0

0

0

2006-07

Texas

ECHL

 

42

2

1

3

99

 

-

-

-

-

-

2007-08

Texas

ECHL

 

51

2

2

4

142

 

4

0

0

0

16

2008-09

Florida

ECHL

 

1

0

0

0

4

 

-

-

-

-

-

 

Rochester

AHL

 

42

0

0

0

107

 

-

-

-

-

-

 

ECHL TOTALS

 

 

94

4

3

7

245

 

4

0

0

0

16

 

AHL TOTALS

 

 

42

0

0

0

107

 

-

-

-

-

-

 

PRO TOTALS

 

 

136

4

3

7

352

 

4

0

0

0

16

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