Defenseman Escobedo returns for second season in Greenville

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Road Warriors, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced the team has re-signed defenseman Sean Escobedo for the 2015-16 season.

Escobedo recorded 19 points (3g-16a) in 61 games last season and led all Greenville defenseman with a +8 rating. He also earned two call-ups to the AHL with Hartford and Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton, where he finished the season. The third-year pro amassed three points (1g-2a) in four AHL contests.

A native of Bayside, N.Y., Escobedo spent the majority of his rookie campaign in 2013-14 with the Stockton Thunder, producing 15 points (6g-9a), 57 penalty minutes and a +2 rating in 50 games. He also made his AHL debut with Bridgeport on Nov. 16, 2013 against Hartford.

Prior to turning pro, the 6’1, 205-pound defenseman played four seasons at Boston University from 2009-13, registering 33 points (6g-27a) and 208 penalty minutes in 145 games.