Saturday, September 8, 2012

Providence Signs Two More Players

P-Bruins Sign Hirschfeld and Re-Sign MacKinnon To AHL Contracts
Sepember 7, 2012

The Providence Bruins announced that the club has signed Alden Hirschfeld and re-signed Kyle MacKinnon.  Financial terms were not disclosed.
Hirschfeld, 24, is a four-year product of Miami University (Ohio) where he recorded 70 points on 35 goals and 35 assists. As a team tri-captain in 2011-12, Hirschfeld was one of only three players who skated in all 41 games for the RedHawks. The 6'1", 206-pound forward scored a collegiate-best 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points during his junior season.

The Sylvania, Ohio native spent two years with the Mahoning Valley Phantoms prior to joining the RedHawks in 2008.
MacKinnon, 24, skated in 67 games for the P-Bruins last season, recording 21 points on 14 goals and 7 assists. His 14 goals ranked third among rookies and fifth on the squad. The forward went pointless in two games with the Reading Royals (ECHL).
The 5'11", 185-pound Mackinnon joined the P-Bruins for five games at the end of the 2010-11 season after a standout four-year career at Providence College. As a co-captain in 2010-11, MacKinnon led the Friars in goals scored for the second consecutive year en route to recording a career-high 14 goals. He finished his collegiate career with 71 points on 37 goals and 34 assists.

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