Jackals Acquire Forwards Zach Cohen and Kyle Stroh
ELMIRA, NY - The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today the team has acquired forwards Zach Cohen and Kyle Stroh in separate trades with the Missouri Mavericks and Indy Fuel. Additionally, the club announced they have traded defenseman Zach Tolkinen to Missouri to complete the trade for Cohen. In an unrelated roster move, the Jackals have released forward Blake Hietala.
Cohen, 28, joins the Jackals in his third ECHL stop this season. He began the year with the Rapid City Rush posting 16 points (seven goals, nine assists) in 35 games and added one goal in two games with the Missouri Mavericks. The 6-foot-3 230-pound forward spent the previous two seasons overseas in Sweden and Hungary. Before embarking on his European stint, Cohen split the 2012-13 campaign between Bakersfield and Greenville combining for 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) in 52 games. Cohen spent his first two-plus professional seasons in the Colorado Avalanche organization with the Lake Erie Monsters after signing with Colorado out of Boston University. The Schaumburg, Ill. native recorded 21 points (five goals, 16 assists) in 116 AHL games. Prior to turning pro, Cohen skated in 130 NCAA games at Boston University recording 52 points (31 goals, 21 assists) and helped the Terriers win the National Championship as a junior.
Stroh, 27, comes to Elmira from Indy to complete the future considerations from the Nick Petrecki trade. The third-year pro has split his professional career between the Indy Fuel and the Rapid City
Rush. Stroh has logged 45 points (24 goals, 21 assists) in 77 games with the Fuel after he started the year with the Rush. The 6-foot-1 185-pound forward posted 14 points (seven goals, seven assists) in 32 games with the Rush and added 21 points (13 goals, eight assists) in 58 games with the Rush in the now-defunct CHL in his rookie campaign. Prior to turning pro, Stroh recorded 103 points (49 goals, 54 assists) in 115 NCAA III games at St. Norbert College.
Images from this story
Forward Kyle Stroh with the Indy Fuel against the Fort Wayne Komets
• Discuss this story on the ECHL message board...
ECHL Stories from February 3, 2016
- Royals Take Down Surging Monarchs, 6-4 - Reading Royals
- Mavericks Take 1 Point in 4-3 OT Loss to Tulsa - Kansas City Mavericks
- Michalek, Mallards Blank Rapid City 4-0 - Quad City Mallards
- Nailers Beat Cyclones to Finish Road Trip 3-0-1 - Wheeling Nailers
- Cyclones Fall Victim To Nailers' Special Teams - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Mallards Blank Rush - Rapid City Rush
- Monarchs Drop See-Saw Battle with Royals, 6-4 - Manchester Monarchs
- Four Skaters Recalled to AHL's IceCaps - Brampton Beast
- ECHL Transactions - February 3 - ECHL
- IceCaps Ink Winger Alexandre Ranger to PTO - Norfolk Admirals
- Aces Reacquire Ryan Tesink from Quad City - Alaska Aces
- Thunder Acquire Jacob Deserres from Colorado - Adirondack Thunder
- Berschbach Named ECHL Player of the Month - Toledo Walleye
- Toledo's Berschbach Named CCM ECHL Player of the Month - ECHL
- Goaltender Jacob DeSerres Traded to Adirondack - Colorado Eagles
- Lazo Earns CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month Honors - Colorado Eagles
- Colorado's Lazo Named CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month - ECHL
- Monarchs Game Day Capsule - Manchester Monarchs
- Americans to Take Donations for Tornado Victims Beginning this Weekend - Allen Americans
- Game Notes: vs Wheeling - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Oilers Host Mavericks Tonight - Tulsa Oilers
- Mallards Game Day - Quad City Mallards
- Nailers at Cyclones Game Day Snap Shot - Wheeling Nailers
- Solar Bears Game to Air on COZI-TV, Presented by BB&T - Orlando Solar Bears
- Idaho's Campbell Named Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month - ECHL
- Fuel Complete Petrecki Deal with Elmira - Indy Fuel
- Jackals Acquire Forwards Zach Cohen and Kyle Stroh - Elmira Jackals
- ECHL Today - February 3 - ECHL
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.