Thunderbirds Sign D Will Lochead to One-Year, One-Way AHL Deal
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Tuesday that they have signed defenseman Will Lochead (London, Ont.) to a one-year, one-way AHL contract.
Lochead, 21, completed his major junior career with the OHL's London Knights this past season. Serving as an alternate captain in London, the 6-foot, 196-pound blueliner logged 54 games, scoring 17 points (6g, 11a) and posting a +29 rating to go along with 92 penalty minutes.
In 210 career OHL games between the Knights and Niagara IceDogs, Lochead picked up 40 points (16g, 24a), a +40 rating, and 313 penalty minutes.
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