Connecticut signs Marek Hrivik to ATO

March 31, 2012, by

The Rangers and Connecticut Whale have announced that they have signed forward Marek Hrivik to an ATO with the Whale. Hrivik played with Moncton of the QMJHL, where he averaged roughly a point per game over his three years with the Wildcats. The 20 year old winger would still be eligible for an overage year in the QMJHL.

The press release is after the jump.


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Had 70 Points in 54 QMJHL Games for Moncton

HARTFORD, March 31, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has signed forward Marek Hrivik to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

Hrivik, who hails from Zilina, Slovakia, has played the last three seasons for the Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).  This year in 54 games, the 6-1, 197-pounder tallied 29 goals and added 41 assists for 70 points, third-best on the Moncton team in all three categories, while serving eight penalty minutes.  The 20-year-old also notched a goal and two assists for three points in four playoff contests.

In 179 career QMJHL games with the Wildcats, Hrivik totaled 93 goals and 111 assists for 204 points, along with 40 PIM.


                                                           Regular Season                          Playoffs

Year           Team                 Lge.         GP    G     A   Pts.     PIM     GP     G     A  Pts.  PIM

2009-10       Moncton             QMJHL     66    26    29    55       14       21       5     12   17     8

2010-11       Moncton             QMJHL     59    38    41    79       18        4       0      6    6     11

2011-12       Moncton             QMJHL     54    29    41    70        8         4       1      2    3      0

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