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Former Tomahawks' Defensman Signs ECHL Contract with Adirondack

Written by: David Nicoletti

Alex Jaeckle getting ready for a game in 2014 for the Johnstown Tomahawks

Former Johnstown Tomahawks defenseman, Alex Jaeckle, has signed a contract with the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Jaeckle started his professional career in the ECHL near the conclusion of the 2018-19 season playing with the Norfolk Admirals. He would play 11 games for the team and tally two assist, six penalty minutes, and a minus three average.

He would start off his 2019-20 campaign in Norfolk for 33 games. In that time he go on to score three goal, five assists, 24 penalty minutes, and a plus four averaged.

Then on January 13th of this year, the Admirals along with the Cincinnati Cyclones and Adirondack Thunder would all take part of a three-team-trade. Jaeckle would end up in the mix of that three-team-trade as he would be sent to the Adirondack Thunder. He would spend the rest of the season with the Thunder appearing in 21 games tailing one assist and 16 penalty minutes.

The the 6-foot-3, 190-pounder would be a free agent at the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. From there, it wouldn’t take long for his name to be off the market. As on September 17th, he would sign a 2020-21 contract for the Adirondack Thunder. The ECHL affiliates of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils.

Congratulations Alex, and best of luck next season!!

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