FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2011
CONTACT: John Walton-HERSHEY BEARS –
CAPITALS RE-SIGN DEFENSEMAN ZACH MISKOVIC TO A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT
RIVER FOREST, IL NATIVE TO RETURN FOR THIRD SEASON IN ORGANIZATION AFTER CAREER HIGH IN GOALS IN 2010-11
HERSHEY – The HERSHEY BEARS announced today in conjunction with the NHL's Washington Capitals that defenseman Zach Miskovic has been signed to a contract for 2011-12. The announcement was made today by BEARS President/GM Doug Yingst.
Miskovic, 26, enjoyed a career-high seven goals and accumulated 16 points in 58 games this year for HERSHEY, his second pro season. A four-year letter-winner out of St. Lawrence University, Miskovic led all NCAA defensemen in goals during his senior season with the Saints. He originally signed with Washington in July of 2009, and has played in 11 career Calder Cup playoff games. His career-best seventh goal of the season came on February 6 vs. Manitoba.
The BEARS will open the 2011-12 season this October, with the AHL schedule of games due for release in early August. Season Ticket plans for 2011-12 are on sale now at (717) 508-BEAR.