Jackals Pick Up Defenseman from Reading

Jackals Acquire Greg Amlong for Future Considerations

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today they have acquired defenseman Greg Amlong in a trade with the Reading Royals for future considerations. 

Amlong, 24, is in his first full professional season, after finishing his collegiate career at R.I.T. last season. He spent two years at R.I.T., where he appeared in 62 games and had 24 points (7g, 17a) from 2014 to 2016. He started his career at UMass-Lowell, where he had 12 points (1g, 11a) over a 43 game career.

The 6-foot-2, 209-pound defenseman started his professional career with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at the end of last season. He skated in five games and had one assist. The O'Fallon, Missouri native started this season with the Wichita Thunder, appearing in one game, before being traded to the Royals in October.

He also played in the USHL with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders from 2010 to 2012, putting up 38 points (10g, 28a) in 99 games.     

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