D’Alvise Returns To Thunder

By Scott Linesburgh
Record Staff Writer

STOCKTON – The Thunder has been busy trying to replace the top goal scorer from last season.

On Tuesday, Stockton solved the problem – with the same guy.

Forward Chris D’Alvise left Stockton to play in Europe but changed his mind and signed a one-year deal with the Thunder. Terms were not disclosed.

D’Alvise said coach Matt Thomas made it easy when he called inquiring about a spot on the roster.

“When I told him my decision, (Thomas) told me there was room for me here,” D’Alvise said. “He basically said, ‘Come on home.’ “

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