Binghamton Signs Yablonski

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League in conjunction with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League announced that they have signed forward Jeremy Yablonski, who played for the Idaho Steelheads in 2006-07.

The 27 year old had six points (3g-3a) and 163 penalty minutes in 41 regular season games for the Steelheads. He returned to Idaho in 2005-06 and had one assist and 25 penalty minutes in three games before being placed on the season-ending injury list on Mar. 10, 2006. He began 2005-06 with Milwaukee in the AHL and had 82 penalty minutes and one assist in 30 games before being reassigned to the Steelheads.

The 6-foot-1 and 235-pound forward played for Peoria in the ECHL as a rookie in 2002-03 and had three points (1g-2a) and 154 penalty minutes in 24 games. He also played in the AHL as a rookie and had 42 penalty minutes in nine games for Cincinnati and one goal and 50 penalty minutes in 20 regular season games and two penalty minutes in one playoff game for Worcester.

He became the 233rd player to play in the NHL after playing in the ECHL when he made his NHL debut with the St. Louis Blues in a 7-2 loss to Philadelphia on Dec. 30, 2003, registering one shot while fighting Todd Fedoruk, who played with Trenton in 1999-2000. He had two assists and 62 penalty minutes in 13 games for Peoria in 2003-04 while also playing in the AHL where he had 11 penalty minutes in two games for Milwaukee and 19 penalty minutes in six games for Worcester.