07/07/2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2010
CONTACT: John Walton-HERSHEY BEARS
CAPITALS SIGN LEFT WING KYLE GREENTREE AND DEFENSEMAN BRIAN FAHEY
GREENTREE INKS FOR TWO YEARS, FAHEY FOR 2010-11 AS ORGANIZATION RELOADS FOR UPCOMING SEASON
HERSHEY – The 2010 Calder Cup Champion HERSHEY BEARS announced today in conjunction with the Washington Capitals that the club has signed left wing Kyle Greentree and defenseman Brian Fahey. Greentree has signed a two-year agreement, while Fahey has signed for the 2010-11 season. The announcement was made today by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.
Greentree, 26, led Rockford (AHL) with 25 goals in 64 games last season. The 6'3", 215-pound left wing has played four games in the NHL, two with Philadelphia in 2007-08 and two with Calgary in 2008-09. His most prolific goal scoring season as a professional came two years ago, scoring 39 goals for Quad City (AHL). Greentree made his AHL debut with the Philadelphia Phantoms during the 2006-07 campaign.
Fahey, 29, played last season with Lake Erie (AHL), where he had 11 goals and 25 points in 71 games. A blueliner for the BEARS briefly during the 2003-04 season, he enjoyed his best season as a professional while skating for Chicago (AHL) in 2007-08. Fahey scored 14 goals and assisted on 37 others that season for the Wolves during the regular season, and helped Chicago win the Calder Cup. He was also a four-year standout for the University of Wisconsin, playing in 156 games during his time in Madison.
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