Defenseman Maggio returns to Komets

Fort Wayne, Ind - The Fort Wayne Komets announced that defenseman Dan Maggio has agreed to terms and has been added to the Fort Wayne lineup.

The Komets are the ECHL affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League and the Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League.

Maggio, 26, made his first pro appearance with Komets when he joined the team for the 2012 Central Hockey League playoffs and was on board for the CHL Presidents' Cup championship, appearing in 15 games contributing five points (2g-3a) and 14 penalty minutes.

The Windsor, Ontario native also skated 43 regular-season games with the Komets in 2012-13 and ranked second with 147 penalty minutes.

Maggio was selected by the New York Rangers in the sixth round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and spent five years in the Ontario Hockey League before turning pro. He spent the entire 2013-14 season in the AHL with Lake Erie leading the Monsters with 215 penalty minutes before adding 36 AHL games in 2014-15 with Lake Erie.

Maggio moved to San Antonio for the 2015-16 campaign and skated 36 AHL games.  Last year he logged his second stint in the ECHL skating 33 games with Orlando. During his five year career, Maggio has totaled 160 AHL games and 76 ECHL games.