T-Birds Recall Leitner from Manchester (ECHL)

Mar 18, 2017

Springfield, MA - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced that they have recalled forward Matt Leitnerfrom the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL).

In 51 games for Manchester this season, the 5-foot-9 inch, 185-pound Leitner has registered 53 points (14 goals, 39 assists). He had two assists in an earlier six-game stint with Springfield this season.

Leitner and the Thunderbirds take on Providence tonight and then will get another crack at their Friday opponents on Sunday afternoon when the Albany Devils visit the MassMutual Center for a 3:05 p.m. ET puck drop to close out the teams' season series. 

Interested in being part of the next era of AHL hockey in Springfield? Springfield Thunderbirds 2017-18 Ticket Memberships start as low as $12 per game and feature the most exclusive benefits, including a commemorative jersey and brand new Collectors Mug. For more information, fans may call the Thunderbirds ticket office at (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.

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