Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati Cyclones Head Coach Matt Macdonald has announced that forward Dominic Zombo has signed a contract with the team for for the 2016-17 season. Zombo comes to Cincinnati after spending his rookie campaign with the Toledo Walleye.
The Cyclones are the ECHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League and the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
A native of Baldwin, Mo., Zombo appeared in 69 games with the Walleye last season, accounting for 26 points (10g-16a) along with 36 penalty minutes. He helped Toledo to a first-place finish in the Eastern Conference, and appeared in five playoff games where he dished out a pair of assists.
Prior to his time in Toledo, Zombo was a four-year letter winner for the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he served as an alternate captain during his junior season of 2013-14, and was named team captain the following year during his senior season. He appeared in 137 games over four years and totaled 86 points (36g-50a). Before his collegiate days, Zombo played his junior hockey for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League, recording 57 points (28g-29a) in 111 games over parts of three seasons.