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Thunder Sign Forward Matthew Barron

September 15, 2022 - ECHL (ECHL) - Adirondack Thunder News Release

GLENS FALLS - The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils and Utica Comets, announced today that they have signed forward Matthew Barron to a standard player contract for the 2022-23 season.

Barron, 23, finished his freshman season at Ontario Tech University where he recorded four goals and 12 assists in 17 games for the Ridgebacks. The 6-foot-1, 198-pound forward also added four points in two playoff games. The native of Yarmouth, N.S. picked up seven multi-point games during the regular season and was selected to the USports East Division First All-Star Team and All-Rookie Team.

"Matthew Barron will be entering his first year of professional hockey this season," said head coach Pete MacArthur. "He has a very high hockey IQ, great stick skills, vision, and the ability to generate opportunities offensively. He has also shown commitment and willingness on the defensive side of the puck, a necessity for success at this level. We are looking forward to his presence adding depth down the middle of the ice for us."

The Thunder host the Worcester Railers in the home opener at Cool Insuring Arena on Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Fans can cash in on the Opening Night 4-Pack through the month of September. Get four tickets, a Thunder hat, and an additional flex ticket for just $75 by visiting the Thunder front office or by calling 518-480-3355.

Season tickets for the 2022-23 season are on sale now! For more information on ticket packages, call the front office at 518-480-3355 or visit For all the latest Adirondack Thunder news, follow the team on all social media @ECHLThunder.

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