Stingrays Add Forward Andy SackrisonAugust 24, 2012 - ECHL (ECHL) South Carolina Stingrays
Sackrison, 24, skated in 31 combined games with MÃ¶rrums GoIS and Vallentuna BK in Sweden last season scoring eight goals and 13 assists for 21 points. Before heading overseas, the St. Louis Park, Minnesota, native completed a four-year collegiate career at Minnesota State University - Mankato adding 52 points (17 goals, 35 assists) in 125 games. While with the Mavericks, Sackrison was named to the WCHL All-Academic Team three times and was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
"We are very please to add Andy to the roster for the upcoming season," said Stingrays Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Spencer Carbery. "He is a big body that will be key in solidifying the center position for us."
Prior to joining the NCAA ranks, the 6-foot-1, 179-pound forward dressed in one season of junior hockey with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL registering 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists) in 59 games.
"I've been to Charleston twice and I love the area," said Sackrison. "I know a few guys that have played there before and I have heard nothing but great things about the organization." Click here to listen to the complete interview.
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