Cyclones ink rookie defenseman Atwal

Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati Cyclones Head Coach Matt Macdonald has announced the team has signed defenseman Arvin Atwal to a Standard Player Contract.

The Cyclones are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators and the American Hockey League’s Milwaukee Admirals.

A native of Delta, British Columbia, Atwal skated last season with the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the Western Hockey League, where he was second on the team in defensemen scoring, totaling 50 points (11g-39a) in 71 games. Prior to his time in Lethbridge, the 20-year-old spent parts of four seasons with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants, accounting for 58 points (14g-44a) in 154 games.