Following a mixed bag of results in September, the Flames would have been hoping for better in October. The month consisted of 9 games for the Flames, 8 of which counted towards the league and just 1 towards the Challenge Cup group. The outcome? Things are on the up!
The Cardiff Devils have bolstered their ranks with the signing of 20-year-old forward Sam Duggan who started the year in North America for the Jamestown Rebels in the NAHL.
As the Devils announced the move, Head Coach Andrew Lord stated “We believe Sam has the potential to be an impact player at this level and we hope that we can help him reach his full potential.
British forward Sam Duggan and defenseman Bradley Jenion have both signed in the North American Hockey League for the upcoming season.
Duggan joins from Swedish side Örebro HK and their junior system, while Jenion joins after spending last year with the South Shore Kings in the USPHL Premier league.
Earlier in the year, Duggan attended a tryout for the Lincoln Stars in the USHL, and now joins the Jamestown Rebels for his first year in North America, while Jenion joins up with the Shreveport Mudbugs in his fifth year playing in North America.
After moving to Sweden to continue his junior career a few years ago, Sam Duggan is almost ready for his first taste of the pro game after spending time with in the junior system of Örebro HK.
Now this summer, Duggan is over in the US at training camp with the USHL’s Lincoln Stars.