T-Birds Sign F Horton to PTO

Mar 27, 2018

(Photo Courtesy Gil Talbot / Harvard Athletics)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced today that they have signed forward Jake Horton to a PTO contract.

Horton, 23, completed his collegiate career as a captain at Harvard University. In four seasons with the Crimson, Horton tallied 42 points (17g, 25a) and captured two ECAC championships.

Horton made his pro debut by skating with the Manchester Monarchs in a game against the Adirondack Thunder on Saturday.

The Thunderbirds conclude a season-long five-game road trip on Wednesday night as they take on the Hartford Wolf Pack inside the XL Center at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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 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.

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