Veteran forward Cam Reid joins Fuel

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indy Fuel, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks and the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, announced that they have signed veteran forward Cam Reid to a contract for the 2017-18 season.

Reid comes to Indianapolis with five years and 286 games of professional experience, spanning the AHL, ECHL, Central Hockey League and Germany. The 25-year-old began the 2016-17 season in the German Second Division, playing 20 games with the Ravensburg Towerstars and Heilbronner Falken before joining the Utah Grizzlies in mid-December. In 36 games with Utah, Reid recorded 29 points (8g-21a).

Hailing from Delta, British Columbia, Reid has produced at nearly a point-per-game in the ECHL, tallying 144 points (53g-91a) in 164 total contests with the Grizzlies, Reading Royals and Cincinnati Cyclones. His best offensive season came in 2014-15, when he put up 59 points (25g-34a) in 59 games with Reading, earning ECHL All-Star honors in the process.

After playing half a season with the Western Hockey League’s Portland Winterhawks in 2011-12, Reid made his pro debut with Cincinnati in the fall of 2012. The rookie earned a quick promotion to the AHL, scoring 19 points (3g-16a) in 54 games with the Milwaukee Admirals. A seventh-round selection (192nd overall) of the Nashville Predators in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Reid has marked 27 points (6g-21a) in 86 AHL games split between Milwaukee, Peoria, Lake Erie, Bridgeport, Adirondack, Lehigh Valley, Utica and Hershey.