T-Birds Sign F Braylon Shmyr to PTOOct 31, 2018
(Photo Courtesy Ed Bailey/Allen Americans)
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced Wednesday that they have signed forward Braylon Shmyr to an AHL PTO.
The 21-year-old native of Calgary, AB is in his first full professional season following a junior career with the Western Hockey League's Brandon Wheat Kings and Saskatoon Blades. Shmyr was teammates with current Thunderbird Jayce Hawryluk on the Wheat Kings from 2013-2016.
In eight games with the Allen Americans of the ECHL this season, Shmyr has seven goals to go along with seven assists for 14 points. Shmyr amassed 111 goals and 129 assists in 300 career games in the WHL for Brandon and Saskatoon, including a career-best 88 points (37g, 51a) in 2017-18 with the Blades.
The T-Birds will look to extend their win streak to six games and their point streak to nine games when they take on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at MassMutual Center in the first of a home-and-home series on Friday, November 2 at 7:05pm.
Springfield Thunderbirds fans are encouraged to visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com to learn more about 2018-19 Thunderbirds Season Ticket Memberships. Packages include a wide range of benefits, including the lowest prices for the 2019 Lexus AHL All-Star Classic presented by MGM Springfield. For more information or to order now, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.