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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Liam Pecararo and defenseman Dylan MacPherson to Amateur Tryouts.
Pecararo, 22, turns pro following a 30-point season with Hockey East's Northeastern Huskies. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound native of Canton, Mass. registered 11 goals and 19 assists while taking just 10 minutes in penalties. He also skated one season for the University of Maine in 2014-15 prior to transferring.
MacPherson, 20, just completed his third full junior season with the Western Hockey League's Medicine Hat Tigers, parlaying 12 points (2g, 10a) in 62 games played while taking just 10 minutes in penalties. The native of Redcliff, AB stands 6-foot-3 and checks in at 190 pounds.
The Thunderbirds start a three-game week with the final matchup of the season against the Hartford Wolf Pack on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. before embarking on a weekend trip to Charlotte to face the Checkers on Saturday (6:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:00 p.m.).
Springfield Thunderbirds 2019-2020 ticket memberships are on sale now and include the best benefits of being a Thunderbirds ticket holder. To learn more about memberships and single game tickets, visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com or call (413) 739-GOAL (4625).