Cyclones add pair of defensemen

Cincinnati, Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced that they have agreed to terms with defensemen Michael Quinn and Dylan King for the 2014-15 season.

Quinn, a Surrey, British Columbia native, is coming off of an impressive career at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Over four seasons, the six-foot, 185-pound defenseman collected 58 points (9g-49a) in 129 games – including a career-high 24 points (2g-22a) during his senior campaign of 2013-14. Prior to joining the Nanooks, he spent four seasons in the BCHL with the Surrey Eagles and Westside Warriors.

King, a fourth-year-pro, comes to the Cyclones after splitting time between San Francisco and South Carolina last season. Collectively, he amassed 14 points (3g-11a) in 68 games along with an assist in four Kelly Cup Playoff contests. Since joining the pro ranks in 2010, the Thessalon, Ontario native has seen action in the AHL, ECHL and CHL – totaling 34 points (9g-25a) and 228 penalty minutes in 193 career games. In 2011-12, King was a member of the CHL All-Star Team and All-Rookie Team as a member of the Allen Americans.