Signing Fever

Things have been heating up in Belfast again this week, and I’m not just talking about this heatwave! Another two brand new signings were announced on Thursday for the Giants, exciting fans even more for the upcoming season! It seems that our wonderful Coach Keefe is putting a strong team together for the 2018-19 season. Let’s take a look at the newcomers…

BAUN.jpg

First up, #12, Kyle Baun. Baun is coming to the Giants after spending his time in the AHL with the Rockford Ice Hogs, Laval Rocket and the Toronto Marlies. The 26 year old right wing made his NHL debut with the Chicago Blackhawks after singing a two year entry level contract with them, making his debut with them during the 2014-15 season. Baun is also an old friend of our very own Darcy Murphy, having played alongside him for Colgate University in 2012-2015. This is a player who has not only been part of the Calder Cup win, but has also already played for one Keefe brother, and is now about to play for our very own.

Welcome to Belfast!

And finally we have #21, Francis Beauvillier. This 24-year-old forward is also another

Beauvillier

former teammate of Darcy Murphy’s. In 2012, Beauvillier was the sixth round pick for the NHLs Florida Panthers but still continued his time with the AHLs San Antonio Rampage. He will be coming to us from the AHLs Manitoba Moose, where he had signed an amateur try out agreement. His most notable achievement was icing for the University of New Brunswick for three consecutive seasons, and being part of winning two National Championships before his AHL debut.

Welcome to the Giants!

Did Darcy Murphy have a hand in picking these two? Regardless, it’s clear to see that both these players have interesting careers under their belts. Watch this space…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s