Americans re-sign defenseman Liberati

Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced that defenseman Miles Liberati has signed a contract for the 2017-18 season.

The native of Cheswick, Pa. was acquired last season from the Reading Royals. In 34 games for Allen, Liberati had 12 points and finished a +18 for the season.

A seventh-round selection (205th overall) of the Vancouver Canucks in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Liberati played his junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the London Knights, North Bay Battalion and Kitchener Rangers. His best numbers came with North Bay in 2014-15, when he had 38 points (11g-27a) in 67 games.