Connecticut signs forward Shayne Wiebe to PTO

The Connecticut Whale made one small roster move today, signing forward Shayne Wiebe to a PTO. The 6’0 190 lb forward actually played one game with the Whale this year before being released and sent to the ECHL’s Greenville Road Warriors. In 12 games with Greenville, Wiebe put together a line of 7-5-12 and a team leading +9 rating.

You can view the press release after the jump.

WHALE SIGN FORWARD SHAYNE WIEBE TO PTO

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Had Seven Goals and 12 Points in 12 Games for Greenville

HARTFORD, November 17, 2012:  Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Whale has signed forward Shayne Wiebe to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.

Wiebe, a 6-0, 190-pound native of Brandon, Manitoba, played one game earlier in the season for the Whale and was scoreless, before being released and joining the Whale’s ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors.  In 12 games with Greenville, the 22-year-old Wiebe was a team-best +9, while contributing seven goals and five assists for 12 points, along with ten penalty minutes.  His seven goals were good for second on the Road Warrior team, and Wiebe ranked third on the club in points.

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