Minor Pro Alumni Update – AHL

Apr 21, 2011

The St. Louis Jr. Blues lost their bid for their 2nd consecutive Tier III Jr. A National Championship, but several alumni are still playing, and making an impact in the American Hockey League.

Brandon Bollig (Rockford Ice Hogs) finished the season playing in 55 games, notching 4 goals and racking up 115 PIM's.

Michael Davies (Chicago Wolves) scored 8 goals and chipped in with 12 assists for 20 points in 49 games.  He also saw some time with their ECHL affiliate Gwinnette Gladiators finishing getting 7 points in 8 games.

Travis Turnbull (Portland Pirates) is back on the ice in the playoffs with the Pirates after missing 59 games after having mid-season shoulder surgery.  In 20 games he scored 5 goals and 4 assists during the regular season.  So far in the Calder Cup Playoffs, he has 1 goal as the Pirates lead Connecticut 3-2 in their best of 7 series.

Joe Vitale (Wilkes Barre/Scranton) is back with the Penguins affiliate after playing 9 games in the NHL earlier this year.  He finished the regular season with 30 points in 60 games.  Joe and his wife Brianna welcomed their first child earlier this week, but he didn't miss any time getting back to work.  His goal and assist in Wednesday's game tied the series with Norfolk at 2-2.  After tonight's win the Penguins are now up 3-2 in the series after dropping the first two games.