Condors sign two college standouts


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The
Bakersfield Condors and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Matt O’Dette announced today that the team has signed forward Kyle De Laurell to a Standard Player Contract and defenseman Scott Macaulay to an amateur tryout agreement.

De Laurell, 24, wrapped up a four-year career at the United States Air Force Academy last weekend. On Wednesday, he was named to the first-team all-Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) Team as he led the entire conference with 17 goals in 27 conference games. It was the second straight season that the Mission Viejo, Calif. native was named to the first-team. He paced the team in scoring the past two seasons with 36 points (19g-17a) in 37 games his senior year and 38 points (15g-23a) in 39 games his junior year. Overall, in 143 games, De Laurell scored 50 goals and added 75 assists for 125 points. The 6’1", 201 lbs. forward made two NCAA Tournament appearances as the Falcons captured the AHA crown in 2011 and 2012.

Macaulay, 22, captained the Northern Michigan University Wildcats each of the past two seasons and notched three consecutive double-digit scoring outputs from the blue line. He set a career-high in goals with five as a senior to go along with 11 assists for 16 points and a +5 rating. In 2010-11 as a sophomore, the 5’8", 172 lbs. native of Winnipeg, Manitoba was awarded the Tom Laidlaw Best Defenseman as he tied for the team lead with 17 assists and set a career-high for points with 18.