Thunderbirds Recall G Stevens from Manchester (ECHL)

Mar 30, 2017

Springfield, MA- The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Thursday that they have recalled goaltender Colin Stevens from the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL.

The 23-year-old Stevens is in his second professional season, having spent time with both Manchester and the Tulsa Oilers in the ECHL. In 33 combined games with Tulsa and Manchester this season, Stevens has a record of 10-18-2.

Prior to beginning his pro career, Stevens played four seasons with Union College, capturing a national championship in 2013-14, thanks to a 28-4-2 record that featured sparkling .929 save percentage and 2.05 goals against average numbers. In the national championship game victory over Minnesota, Stevens defeated fellow Panther prospect Adam Wilcox

The 6-foot-1-inch, 175-pound goaltender is a native of Niskayuna, N.Y., and he finished his collegiate career in his home state with 53 wins over 90 games.

The Thunderbirds are back on MassMutual Center ice for a pair of promotional extravaganzas on Friday and Saturday for Pucks N' Paws night vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on March 31 and Boomer's Bash/Bobblehead Night on April 1.

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

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