Sam Povorozniouk Headed to All-Star Classic

Forward Leads Jackals With 13 Goals

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, proudly celebrating our 10th season in the ECHL, announced today that forward Sam Povorozniouk has been added to the All-Star roster for Wednesday's ECHL All-Star Classic in Glens Falls, presented by I Love NY. 

Povorozniouk, 21, joined the Jackals from the AHL's Chicago Wolves last week and has appeared in four games for the Jackals, potting two goals. He has spent parts of his rookie season with the Jackals, Wolves and the Missouri Mavericks. He leads the Jackals with 13 goals and is second with 20 points in 31 combined games between the Jackals and Mavericks. His first goal as a Jackal came Jan. 13 against the Reading Royals.

Sam Povorozniouk will represent the Jackals at the 2017 ECHL All-Star Classic  

Sam Povorozniouk will represent the Jackals at the 2017 ECHL All-Star Classic  

The 5-foot-10, 195-pound forward played his junior hockey in both the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Last year, Povorozniouk scored a career-high 39 goals and had 62 points for Saint John in his one year in the QMJHL. In 249 career OHL games for the Saginaw Spirit, Kingston Frontenacs and Windsor Spitfires he totaled 121 points (47g, 74a). Povorozniouk also spent one season in the USHL with the Chicago Steel in 2010-11, appearing in 28 games. 

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