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SOUND TIGERS SIGN COSTELLO AND COMBS

Courtesy: SoundTigers.com
          Release: 12/18/2012
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (Dec. 18, 2012) – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today they have signed forwards Chad Costello and Jack Combs to professional tryout contracts (PTOs).

Costello, 26, earns his first AHL stint of the 2012-13 season after appearing in 27 games with the Colorado Eagles of the ECHL. The Johnston, IA native currently leads the ECHL in both points (49) and assists (35), and was named ECHL MVP last season with 76 points (29 goals, 47 assists) in just 47 games with the Eagles. Costello has appeared in 19 career AHL games and has recorded five assists.

Combs, 24, has also appeared in 27 games with the Colorado Eagles this season. The St. Louis, MO native currently leads the ECHL with 19 goals, ranks second in the ECHL behind Costello with 42 points and ranks third in the league with 23 assists. Combs recorded 37 points in 23 games with Colorado last season, but spent the majority of the 2011-12 campaign with the AHL’s Worcester Sharks, notching 30 points (16 goals, 14 assists) in 50 games.

The Sound Tigers open a three-game homestand on Wednesday night against the Albany Devils at 7:00 p.m. For more information on Sound Tigers partial or full season ticket plans, call the Sound Tigers at (203) 334-GOAL or e-mail info@soundtigers.com.

 


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