Jacob Doty to Panthers

Nottingham Panthers have announced their latest signing in the form of Jacob Doty.

Playing Major Junior hockey in the WHL with teams such as Seattle Thunderbirds and Medicine Hat Tigers and would go pro playing for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves with stints in the ECHL with Alaska Aces and the Missouri Mavericks before making his UK debut.

Doty spent the previous season with Braehead Clan where he racked up 18 goals and 19 assists but also accumulating a PIM of 157.

This is definitely an odd signing for the Panthers but the coach / owners see something and time will tell if it works.

How did Liam Kirk fare in the physical stakes at the 2018 NHL Combine?

 

The 2018 NHL draft is all about the star Swedish D man Rasmus Dahlin, but this week the UK’s own Liam Kirk got the opportunity to showcase his off-ice talents to the North-American hockey elite at the NHL Combine in Buffalo – A one-stop-shop for NHL personnel to examine both the character and physical prowess of 104 draft-eligible prospects before making their selections on the 22-23 of June.

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