Five Jackals to Participate in Camp with Rochester Americans
The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today that six players under contract with the Jackals will participate in AHL camps.
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Five players will participate in camp with the Rochester Americans, including three forwards--Tyson Fawcett, Kyle Rankin and Matt Zay--and two defensemen--Benjamin Dieude-Fauvel and Davis Vandane.
Goaltender Andy Iles will participate in camp with the Albany Devils.
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Fawcett, 23, is entering his third professional season and his first with the Jackals. He is an ECHL All-Star and has appeared in 131 ECHL games over two seasons. Rankin, 23, enters his first full professional season and is participating in his first AHL camp. He captained Princeton University as a senior last season then played six games with the Brampton Beast. Matt Zay, 25, enters his second full professional season and his first with the Jackals. He has appeared in seven AHL games in his career with the Binghamton Senators and Springfield Falcons.
Dieude-Fauvel, 30, is under contract for his third season with the Jackals. The veteran defenseman has appeared in 20 AHL games, all with the Iowa Wild in 2014-15. Vandane, 24, begins his second season of pro hockey and his first with the Jackals after spending time with three ECHL clubs last year.
Iles, 24, will begin his first season with the Jackals in 2015-16. He is an Ithaca native and spent four seasons at Cornell University.
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