Robins, 28, is entering his fifth full professional season and returns to North America after spending the last two seasons in Austria and Northern Ireland. In 2007-08, the Peshtigo, Wisconsin, native amassed 35 points (18g-17a) and 151 penalty minutes in 68 games with the Elmira Jackals in the ECHL, while also skating in seven American Hockey League games.
Lepine, 25, is also embarking on his fifth professional campaign. In 2009-10, he led all blueliners on the International Hockey League’s Bloomington Prairie Thunder in goals (11), assists (33) and points (44) while also earning promotions to the Albany River Rats and Peoria Rivermen in the AHL. The Cornwall, Ontario, native has 88 points (24g-64a) in 171 career games in the pro ranks. The 5-10, 185-pound Lepine won a Southern Professional Hockey League championship with the Knoxville Ice Bears in 2007-08, a season in which he battled through injuries to post 14 points in just 24 games, and added six points in eight playoff games en route to the title.