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Sound Tigers Agree to Terms with Josh Holmstrom

          Release: 07/06/2017
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The Bridgeport Sound Tigers announced today forward Josh Holmstrom has agreed to terms on an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.

Holmstrom, 27, recorded seven points (two goals, five assists) in 66 games with the Sound Tigers last season. He also scored his first AHL goal on Nov. 23 against the Hartford Wolf Pack during his first full season in the league.

A native of Colorado Springs, Colo., Holmstrom has nine points (two goals, seven assists) in 80 career AHL games with the Sound Tigers. He also collected 57 points (30 goals, 27 assists) in 124 ECHL contests with the Missouri Mavericks and Toledo Walleye. During the 2014-15 season, Holmstrom helped Toledo reach the ECHL's Western Conference Finals, notching four points (one goal, three assists) in 21 Kelly Cup playoff games.

Prior to turning pro, the 6'0, 181-pound forward played four seasons at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell from 2010-14. He registered 74 points (31 goals, 43 assists) in 154 games and helped the River Hawks to the 2013 NCAA (Hockey East) title as a junior. In addition, Holmstrom served as team captain during his senior season in 2013-14.

He is the younger brother of Ben Holmstrom, who served as Sound Tigers captain during each of the last two seasons.

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