Thunderbirds Sign F AagaardOct 4, 2017
Springfield, Mass. - The Springfield Thunderbirds announced on Wednesday that they have signed forward Mikkel Aagaard to a one-year, one-way AHL contract.
A native of Frederikshavn, Denmark, the 21-year-old Aagaard split time in his first professional season in 2016-17 between the AHL's Stockton Heat and ECHL's Adirondack Thunder.
In 38 games with the Thunder, Aagaard scored at a point-per-game pace, with 13 goals and 26 assists for a total of 39 points. In 25 games in Stockton, Aagaard scores five goals and added six assists.
Aagaard skated in each of the Thunderbirds' preseason games against the Providence Bruins.
The Thunderbirds begin the regular season right back in Providence on Saturday, Oct. 7 for a 7:05 p.m. ET puck drop. Coverage can be heard live on NewsRadio 560 WHYN.
Springfield will open its 2017-18 home ice schedule on Saturday, Oct. 14 for a matchup with the rival Hartford Wolf Pack; the action begins with a pre-game Block Party from 4-6 p.m. ET at Court Square, featuring live music from Trailer Trash, followed by the game itself at 7:05 p.m. ET.
Ticket memberships, including season tickets, are on sale now, starting at just $12 per game. Thunderbirds Full Season Ticket Members receive the most benefits, including a refillable collector’s mug and a commemorative jersey. For more information or to order now, call (413) 739-GOAL (4625) or visit www.SpringfieldThunderbirds.com.