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Monarchs Sign Kolomatis and Pierog

July 10, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Manchester Monarchs News Release

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Manchester Monarchs Head Coach and General Manager, Doug Christiansen, announced today that the Monarchs have signed David Kolomatis and Nic Pierog for the 2018-19 season.

The Monarchs are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Los Angeles Kings.

Kolomatis, 29, returns to Manchester for his seventh season with the Monarchs, including four years in the AHL. Kolomatis has captained the Monarchs for the past three seasons in the ECHL, while playing in 153 games and posting 19 goals and 63 assists for 82 points.

The 5-foot-11, 196-pound native of Livingston, N.J., will be playing in his 10th professional season between the AHL, ECHL and Liiga. Kolomatis has played in 338 AHL games between the Monarchs, Hershey Bears and Toronto Marlies, racking up 144 points on 37 goals and 107 assists.

Pierog, 25, returns to the Monarchs having played two games in Manchester last season after departing Clarkson University, where he captained the Golden Knights for the past two seasons. While at Clarkson, Pierog played in 151 games while scoring 21 goals and 23 assists for 44 points.

The 6-foot-1, 209-pound native of Halton, Ontario, played two seasons in the BCHL for the Surrey Eagles and Penticton Vees, where he skated in 112 games and scored 40 goals and 33 assists for 73 points before starting his collegiate career at Clarkson.

Kolomatis, Pierog and the Monarchs open the season on the road against the Brampton Beast on Oct. 13, before coming home on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. to play the Newfoundland Growlers. For tickets to Opening Night, Season Memberships and group tickets, please contact the Monarchs front office at 603-626-7825.

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David Kolomatis of the Manchester Monarchs
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