AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Lynx announced that left wing Jake Riddle has been assigned to the team by the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League. The Lynx also announced that they have signed goaltender Jason Wolfe and that defenseman John Adams has been extended a training camp tryout.
Selected in the eighth round (239th overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Riddle had 26 points (12g-14a) and 110 penalty minutes in 44 games with Peoria and 18 penalty minutes in 12 games with Wheeling as a rookie in 2004-05. He appeared in one game with Portland before being assigned to Augusta.
The 27-year-old Wolfe was 2-2-1 with a shutout in five games with the Wildcatters in 2004-05. He was 0-2-1 in three games with Bakersfield and 7-8-0 in 15 games with Mississippi. In 2003-04 with Roanoke of the ECHL, Wolfe was 16-16-3 with a goals-against average of 3.35 and save percentage of .913 in 37 regular season games and 1-1 with a goals-against average of 3.53 and a save percentage of .943 in two Kelly Cup Playoff games. The 6-foot-5 and 230-pound Wolfe made a career-high 56 saves in Game 4 of the Southern Division Semifinals in the Kelly Cup Playoffs.
Selected in the third round (82nd overall) by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Adams played four years at Boston College where he had 29 points (6g-23a) and 104 penalty minutes in 136 games.