Cameron returns for sixth season in Greenville

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced the club has re-signed forward Bretton Cameron for the 2016-17 season.

Cameron returns for his sixth season in the Upstate following his acquisition during the 2011-12 campaign. He was named the Swamp Rabbits’ third captain in team history on Oct. 15, 2014, and continued to serve in that role last season.

The 26-year-old notched 30 points (12g-18a) and 112 penalty minutes in 54 games last season and has recorded 114 points (45g-69a) in 238 regular-season contests during his career with Greenville. Overall, he is a veteran of more than 320 ECHL games.

A native of Didsbury, Alberta, Cameron debuted with Stockton during the 2010-11 campaign and recorded a career-best 31 points (16g-15a) in 53 games. He was traded to Greenville from Stockton on Jan. 24, 2012. In addition to his ECHL career, the sixth-year pro has dressed 23 games in the AHL with Hartford and Texas, where he registered six points (1g-5a).

Prior to turning pro, Cameron played parts of five seasons with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League from 2005-10, collecting 120 points (62g-58a) in 179 career games.