March 14, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Manchester Monarchs
MANCHESTER, NH - The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings, have released defenseman Matt Case from his professional tryout agreement, Monarchs Director of Hockey Operations Hubie McDonough announced today.
Case, 27, appeared in five games with the Monarchs recording zero points and four penalty minutes. Case has collected six goals and 29 assists for 35 points and 31 penalty minutes for the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads this season. The six-foot, 200-pound defenseman is second amongst ECHL blueliners with 29 assists and leads all ECHL skaters in plus/minus with a plus-31. Case has appeared in 171 ECHL games registering 12 goals 45 assists for 57 points and 155 penalty minutes for the Gwinnett Gladiators and Steelheads. Case has appeared in 16 career AHL games recording an assist and 10 penalty minutes with the Norfolk Admirals, Texas Stars and the Monarchs. The Plymouth, Minnesota native played four years for NCAA's Ferris State University Bulldogs recording 10 goals and 37 assists for 47 points and 139 penalty minutes in 144 games from 2006-2010.
The Monarchs are back in action when they host the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Friday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. Catch all the play-by-play action of Monarchs hockey with Ken Cail on the Monarchs Radio Network WGIR 610 AM, WGIR.com and at www.manchestermonarchs.com, presented by Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.