Jackals Sign Forward Greg Betzold

Jackals Bring in Rookie With Scoring Touch, Make Additional Moves

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, announced today they have signed rookie forward Greg Betzold to a standard player contract. 

Greg Betzold with the Peterborough Petes in 2015 © Greg Wohlford/Erie Times

Greg Betzold with the Peterborough Petes in 2015 © Greg Wohlford/Erie Times


Betzold, 21, began his first professional season with the Cincinnati Cyclones, appearing in two games earlier this season. The Cincinnati, Ohio native played his junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Peterborough Petes. From 2012 to 2016, the lefty-shooting forward put up 168 points (88g, 80a) in 244 games with Peterborough. In his final season with the Petes, the 6-foot-2, 217-pound forward finished with career-highs in points (65) and goals (43). In 23 OHL playoff games, Betzold had 16 points (8g, 8a).


The rookie made his professional debut with Cincinnati on Oct. 22 against the Wheeling Nailers and in two games with the Cyclones he had two shots on goal.

In separate transactions, the Jackals have released rookie forward Zach Luczyk and rookie defenseman Carl Tremblay from their contracts.             

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