Worcester Railers Sign Rookie Forwards Rigali, Quinlivan, and Bross for 2022-23 Season

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WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), honored ECHL (@ECHL) associate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders), and General Supervisor and also Head Coach Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman revealed today that the club has signed novice forwards Zack Bross, Brian Rigali, and also Jack Quinlivan to ECHL contracts for the 2022-23 season.

Rigali, 25, just recently finished his fifth period of university hockey this previous year at American International College (AIC), signing up 26 points (12G, 14A) in 32 games aiding lead the team to an American Hockey Organization (AHA) routine and also tournament champion. Before his graduate transfer season with the Yellow Jackets, the 5-foot-8, 185lb onward spent four years at the College of Connecticut from 2017-21 accumulating 34 factors (16G, 18A) in 121 video games. The Libertyville, IL indigenous played two periods in the USHL for the Sioux City Musketeers from 2015-17 completing 43 points (15G, 28A) in 95 games after spending the 2014-15 season in the NAHL with the Springfield Jr. Blues tallying 22 factors (8G, 14A) in 58 video games.

” Brian is coming off of a very successful last season at AIC,” claimed Lavallee-Smotherman. “His incredible work values, fantastic mindset, and also high skill degree will certainly be a wonderful addition to our locker space.”

Quinlivan, 26, joins the Railers after working as the captain at the College of Maine for the last two seasons. The Shrewsbury, MA indigenous played 5 seasons for the Black Bears from 2016-22 totaling 15 points (4G, 11A) in 123 video games. The 6-foot, 188lb forward played one season with the Boston Jr. Bruins in the USPHL Premier during 2016-17 registering 34 points (16G, 18A) in 43 games. Quinlivan played four periods of high school hockey at Shrewsbury Secondary school from 2011-15, functioning as team captain throughout his senior season.
” Jack is a natural leader and functions extremely difficult in every element of the game; there is a reason Maine made him a three-year captain,” said Lavallee-Smotherman. “There are levels to Jack’s video game that we have yet to see, as well as I am thrilled to aid him reach that possibility.”

Bross, 26, spent last period serving as the captain at Long Island University amounting to nine points (4G, 5A) in 31 video games. The 6-foot, 195lb forward, was a member of the inaugural period of LIU hockey throughout the 2020-21 project registering six points (4G, 2A) in 11 video games. The local of St. Louis, MO spent his initial 3 seasons of university hockey at UMass-Boston from 2017-20 generating 88 factors (26G, 62A) in 77 games. Bross was called New England Hockey Meeting (NEHC) Novice of the Year during the 2017-18 season logging 41 points (8G, 33A) in 27 games. One period later on he was called to the NEHC Third Team All-Conference. Prior to university hockey, he played two seasons in the NAHL for the Minot Minotauros from 2015-17 collecting 71 factors (27G, 44A) in 118 video games.

” Zack plays a strong power forward video game as well as has an exceptionally high compete- degree,” claimed Lavallee-Smotherman. “Everyone who describes Zack says he is a monster to bet and I am excited he is joining the team.”

The Railers have actually introduced 10 gamers formally signed for the 2022-23 period as Zack Bross, Brian Rigali, and also Jack Quinlivan sign up with Blake Christensen, Brent Beaudoin, Jared Brandt, Noah Delmas, Nolan Vesey, Myles McGurty, and also Liam Coughlin as the 10 signees. A lot more statements are expected over the next couple of weeks.

The Worcester Railers HC 2022-23 Opening Weekend at the DCU Facility is Sat., Oct. 22nd as well as Sun., Oct. 23rd vs. the Adirondack Rumbling. Period memberships for the 2022-23 period and group plans get on sale currently by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by checking out RailersHC.com.

I’m a journalist, veteran, and alumnus of Columbia University. I spent three years covering small business and entrepreneurship for the independent outlet, the Daily Intelligencer. I’ve also provided freelance journalism for several major business publications, including Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine.

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Clifford S. Guerra

I’m a journalist, veteran, and alumnus of Columbia University. I spent three years covering small business and entrepreneurship for the independent outlet, the Daily Intelligencer. I’ve also provided freelance journalism for several major business publications, including Entrepreneur and Inc. Magazine.

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