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Icemen Add a Pair of Defensemen with Hanson & Less

August 4, 2022 - ECHL (ECHL) - Jacksonville Icemen News Release

JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Jacksonville Icemen, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's New York Rangers and the AHL's Hartford Wolf Pack announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defensemen Bo Hanson and Brendan Less for the 2022-23 season.

Hanson, 24, joins the Icemen after logging two assists in nine outings with the Wheeling Nailers this past spring. Prior to Wheeling, Hanson wrapped up his collegiate career recording 13 points (3g, 10a) in 36 games played at Northern Michigan University (CCHA). The 6-2, 205-pound defenseman also played collegiately at the University of Denver and St. Lawrence University totaling 64 career points (15g, 49a) in 150 games played from 2017-2022.

Less, 24, appeared in six games with the Worcester Railers this past spring recording an assist. Prior to Worcester, the 5-11, 170-pound blue liner concluded his collegiate career at Quinnipiac University posting 20 points (4g, 16a) in 39 contests. In addition, the Kinnelon, NJ resident played three seasons at Dartmouth College from 2017-2020.

The following is a list of players that have agreed to terms with the Icemen for the 2022-2023 season:


Charles Williams


Victor Hadfield

Bo Hanson

Brendan Less

Jacob Panetta

Tim Theocharidis


Jake Hamacher

Brendan Harris

Luke Keenan

Matt Salhany

Sam Sternschien

Mike Szmatula


The Icemen open the 2022-2023 season at home on October 22 against the Orlando Solar Bears. Full and partial season ticket packages are currently available! Contact the Icemen office at 904-602-7825, or visit for more information.

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