FALCONS SIGN DEFENSEMAN REED TO PTO
Springfield, Mass. - The Springfield Falcons, AHL affiliate of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, announced on Sunday that they have signed defenseman Chris Reed to a professional try-out (PTO).
Reed has skated each of his first two pro seasons with the ECHL's Cincinnati Cyclones, posting a goal and four assists for five points in 23 games this year while registering a goal and five assists for six points in 33 contests in his rookie campaign of 2011-2012.
Prior to turning pro, Reed played four seasons at Ohio State University (NCAA, D-I), accumulating 38 points (4g-34a) in 150 games from 2007 to 2011. Reed, 25, is a native of Solon, Ohio.
The Falcons finish off their three-in-three stretch on Sunday in Manchester against the Monarchs at the Verizon Wireless Arena.
After venturing to Portland and Hershey, the Falcons return home on Thursday, Dec. 27 to host the Albany Devils at the MassMutual Center.
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