Hershey Bears Sign Hubert Labrie, Colby Williams & Parker Milner
(Hershey, PA – July 7, 2016) – The Hershey Bears announced today the team has signed defensemens Hubert Labrie and Colby Williams, along with goalie Parker Milner to one-year American Hockey League (AHL) contracts.
Labrie started his professional career with the Texas Stars organization in 2011-2012. The 5’11-foot, 194-pound Quebec native, who is also 24, played with 50 games with the San Antonio Rampage in the first part of last season. Labrie finished the season playing for the Chicago Wolves.
Williams, 24, comes from six seasons with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League (WHL). The 6-foot, 195-pound Williams appeared in 211 games. In the 2014-2015 season, he scored a career-high 11 goals and earned 30 assists. The Saskatchewan native was drafted 173rd overall in round six of the 2015 National Hockey League (NHL) draft by the Washington Capitals.
Milner, 25, has spent his last three years in the ECHL and AHL. The Boston College graduate has had 16 shutouts in his career and has played in 236 games. The 6.1-foot, 187-pound goalie is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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