News | 2/21/2014 6:44:39 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed forward Alex Hutchings to an American Hockey League contract. 

Hutchings, 23, has played in 39 games with the Amerks this season after joining the team on professional tryout contract (PTO), and has recorded seven points (5+2) and 23 penalty minutes. Last season, he played in 22 AHL games with the Syracuse Crunch, collecting six points (3+3) and 10 penalty minutes.  He also scored 34 points (14+20) in 40 games with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. A native of Burlington, Ontario, Hutchings has played in 76 career AHL games with Rochester, Syracuse and Norfolk, collecting 18 points (10+8). The 5-foot-10, 184-pound Hutchings was originally selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the fourth round (93rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

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