The Adirondack Phantoms
announced today the signings of three players including
two returning skaters from last year's team and
one new player. D Cullen Eddy, F Garrett Klotz and
F Andy Bohmbach have all agreed to AHL contracts
with the Phantoms.
Eddy, 22 (11/18/88), played with Adirondack and
Greenville, S.C. (ECHL) in his first full pro season
in 2010-11. Last year with the Phantoms, Eddy appeared
in 47 games scoring three goals and seven assists
with 40 penalty minutes. He began the season with
Greenville where he played in 16 games scoring one
goal and three assists with 26 penalty minutes.
He made his AHL debut on November 17, 2010 in a
game at Charlotte. He scored his first ever AHL
goal on March 16 against Binghamton. The native
of Hidden Valley, Penn. played for four seasons
with Mercyhurst College in Erie, Penn. and then
turned pro at the conclusion of his senior season
in March, 2010 joining a Cincinnati Cyclones team
in the ECHL that would go on to win the Kelly Cup
Klotz, 22 (11/27/88), returns for his fourth season
with the Phantoms and joins Jon Kalinski as the
only current Adirondack players to have played with
the Philadelphia Phantoms. The big 6'5" left-wing
broke into pro hockey in 2008-09 playing in 36 games
with the Philadelphia Phantoms. Last season, Klotz
only played in 13 games with Adirondack mostly at
the beginning of the season. He briefly joined Greenville
for three games in the ECHL before being assigned
to Bloomington, Ill. of the Central Hockey League.
His stay with the PrarieThunder proved to be a valuable
experience as Klotz would score a career high 9
goals and 15 assists for 24 points in his 49 games
there. He also racked up a career high 129 penalty
minutes with Bloomington. Klotz was called back
to Adirondack in the last week of the 2010-11 season.
The Regina, Sask, native was a third round pick
of the Flyers (66th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry
Draft out of Saskatoon in the WHL.
Andy Bohmbach, 24 (2/25/97) is new to the Phantoms
this year. The Hudson, Wisc. native played four
seasons for the University of Wisconsin. Bohmbach
is a 6'2" lefty shooter who plays left-wing.
His debut season in the pros in 2010-11 was a successful
one with the Toledo, Oh. Walleye of the ECHL where
he lit it up for 28 goals and 44 assists for 72
points in 65 games. Bohmbach led all ECHL rookies
in goals and was named to the ECHL All-Rookie team
and also played in the January ECHL All-Star Game.
Bohmbach ended the ECHL season with a six game goal
scoring streak from March 26 through April 2. He
also played in six games in the AHL with the Rockford,
Ill. IceHogs scoring no goals with two assists.
Prior to his pro breakout season, his highest scoring
campaign in NCAA hockey came in 2008-09 when he
scored 10 goals and 15 assists in 39 games with
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