Danny Dries (F)
Preparing for his second full season a professional, Dries is entering his first season in Kalamazoo. Last sesaon, Dries signed a try-out agreement with Ilves of the SM-liiga. He played 13 games and registered 1 assist and 10 penalty minutes with the European Elite team before returning to North America where he completed the 2012–13 season with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL.
In college Dries was a standout at Ohio State University, where he was a teammate of K-Wings defenseman Brandon Martell. Dries transferred to Ohio State after two seasons at the University of New Hampshire. Well decorated in his collegiate career, Dries was a two-time CCHA Player of the Week, 2011 Vermont Catamount Cup MVP, Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar athlete.
At New Hampshire, Dries played in 34 games and had 21 points, recording 10 goals and 11 assists.