Aces Sign Backstrom
Fast Reassigned To Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Aces announced that they have signed defenseman Nils Backstrom.

It was also announced that defenseman T.J. Fast has been reassigned to the Aces by the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League from Peoria of the American Hockey League.

The Aces are the ECHL affiliate of Peoria off the American Hockey League and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. The interim head coach of St. Louis is Davis Payne, who was the 2007 ECHL Coach of the Year.

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