Jets top prospects development camp, which runs from July 9th – 13th. Several IceCaps players from the ’11-’12 season were in attendance:
(G) Chris Carrozzi
(D) Ben Chiarot, Julian Melchiori, Will O’Neill, Zach Redmond
(F) John Albert, Danny Dries, Jason Gregoire, Carl Klingberg, Zach O’Brien, Eric O’Dell, Mark Scheifele
The 28 year old Winnipeg native played in two games with the Jets recording no points, 2 minor penalties and a +/- 1 rating. Injury ridden, he played just 6 regular season games with the IceCaps recording two assists. Meech was outstanding in the post-season, where he had 4 goals and 5 assists in 15 games.
The Corner Brook, Newfoundland native played in 70 games for the IceCaps last season where he scored 22 goals, 19 assists, and registered 34 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 15 Calder Cup Playoff games, collecting four points (2g, 2a) and 13 penalty minutes.
King was named the IceCaps’ 2011-12 IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year for his contributions to the community.
Dekanich, 26, played 5 games with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL last season before having ankle surgery forcing him to miss the remainder of the season.
He played one game with the Nashville Predators in 2010. He will challenge Eddie Pasquale as the starter for the IceCaps this upcoming season.
Maxwell, 24, posted one goal and four assists in nine games with the Jets last season. He spent most of the year with the IceCaps. In 43 regular season games with the ‘Caps, he registered 25 points, along with 7 playoff points in 15 games.
Albert, 23, played in 64 games with St. John’s last season recording 27 points (9G, 18) and 28 penalty minutes. In 15 Calder Cup playoff games he scored 3 goals and 2 assists, along with 4 minor penalties.
Marto, 25, played in 12 games with the IceCaps last season where he recorded three assists. Played the majority of the season with the IceCaps ECHL affiliate Colorado Eagles, where he earned 16 points (2G, 14A) and 12 penalty minutes.
6’3, 225 pound Schnell played 12 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins last season where he earned one assist and 46 penalty minutes. He also played in 18
Postma, 23, played in 56 games with the IceCaps last season where he lit the lamp 13 times and added 31 assists, placing him behind Spencer Machacek for the team lead. He appeared in 15 Calder Cup Playoff games and collected 10 points (1G, 9A) and 14 penalty minutes.
He led all IceCaps defenceman in scoring during the regular season and playoffs.
Jason DeSantis – Signed a two-way contract with the Florida Panthers
Marco Rosa – Signed with the Espoo Blues of the SM-liiga in Finland
UFAs: F Eric Fehr, D Mark Flood, F Jason Jaffray, D Randy Jones, G Peter Mannino, F Kenndal McArdle, D Andrei Zubarev
RFAs: *D Brett Festerling, **F Michael Forney, *F Evander Kane, *D Arturs Kulda, *F Spencer Machacek, F Maxime Macinauer, **D John Negrin, F Fredrik Pettersson,
* Recieved qualifying offers
**Did not receive qualifying offers
Rumors but no confirmation on weather Brock Trotter has signed in the KHL…Zach O’Brien is not signed, but attended the Jets Development Camp…Glenn Stanford won the James C. Hendy Memorial Award as the AHL’s Executive of the Year.