Coleman, Fornataro, Rome Join RoadRunners

PHOENIX – The Phoenix RoadRunners announced that they have signed goaltender Gerald Coleman and that the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League have reassigned forward Ashton Rome to Phoenix.

It was also announced that the Worcester Sharks have loaned center Matt Fornataro to the RoadRunners.

Phoenix is the ECHL affiliate of San Jose of the NHL and Worcester of the AHL. The head coach of Worcester is Roy Sommer, who led Richmond to the Riley Cup championship in 1995 and was named ECHL Coach of the Year in 1995-96 after leading Richmond to the Brabham Cup title with a league-record 105 points. The assistant coach for Worcester is former ECHL player David Cuniff and the equipment manager is Vinny Ferraiuolo, who worked in the ECHL.

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