Veteran Graham Mink Signed to AHL Contract
January 29, 2013
The Providence Bruins, in their 21st season in the American Hockey League, announced today that they have signed veteran forward Graham Mink to an AHL contract. Per club policy, the financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
Mink, 33, was signed to a professional tryout agreement on January 12 and has since played in eight games for the Bruins, registering three points and six penalty minutes. On January 13, Mink scored the game-winning goal in the Bruins 2-1 win over the Manchester Monarchs.
The Stowe, Vermont native is a veteran of 730 professional games, including seven NHL games. The 6'3", 220-pound forward has made stops in several AHL and NHL cities throughout his 12-year career, including Portland, Washington, Hershey, Worcester, Rochester and Peoria.
Last season, Mink skated in 48 games for the Hershey Bears, recording 42 points on 16 goals and 26 helpers. His 42 points ranked fifth on the Bears squad. Mink set career-highs in his sixth professional season, scoring 63 points in 61 games. Prior to turning pro, Mink played three years at the University of Vermont tallying 46 points over 76 collegiate games.
*Information gathered from www.providencebruins.com