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Jackals net pair of goaltenders


ELMIRA, N.Y. – The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres and AHL’s Rochester Americans, announced that goaltenders Josh Robinson and Travis Fullerton have signed Standard Player Contracts for the 2014-15 season.

Robinson, 24, split time each of the last two seasons with the Idaho Steelheads and the American Hockey Legaue’s Texas Stars. He went 13-7-1 with a 2.58 goals-against-average and a .911 save percentage in 23 regular-season games for the Steelheads before posting a 2.07 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage in nine apperances during the Kelly Cup Playoffs. In Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Colorado, Robinson tied the ECHL record with 83 saves as the Steelheads won the longest game in league history, 3-2 in four overtimes. A native of Frankenmuth, Mich., Robinson posted a 6-6-0 record with a 3.30 goals-against-average and a .882 save percentage in 15 games with the Stars. In 2012-13, as a rookie, Robinson recorded a 27-8-4 mark with a 2.57 goals-against-average and a .925 save percentage in 39 games with the Steelheads. He also logged a 2.50 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage in 13 playoff contests with Idaho.

Fullerton, 26, joins the Jackals after spending last season with the Las Vegas Wranglers. The workhorse netminder appeared in 45 games last year, which was tied for the league-lead among goaltenders. Fullerton also played 2,612 minutes last season, which was the third-most minutes played in the ECHL. He finished the season with a 14-22-6 record, a 3.26 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage. The Riverview, New Brunswick native also played in two contests with the San Fransisco Bulls at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign posting a 0-0-1 record with a 1.59 goals-against-average and a .941 save percentage.