Doornbosch re-signs for second season in Wichita

Wichita, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers and AHL's Bakersfield Condors, announced that defenseman Jamie Doornbosch has re-signed for the 2017-18 season. 

Doornbosch, 27, returns to Wichita after appearing in 44 games last year. He joined the team in December and flourished in his first pro season, posting 30 points (10g-20a). He was tied for second on the team in assists and third in points. Doornbosch also appeared in eight games for the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators. 

The second-year defenseman spent five seasons with Saint Mary's University (CIS) before turning pro. He collected 84 points (17g-67a) in 133 career games with the Huskies and was selected to the Second All-Star Team during the 2013-14 season.

Prior to heading to college, Doornbosch played in 264 career Ontario Hockey League games with the Kitchener Rangers and Peterborough Petes. He recorded 147 points (41g-106a) in 264 contests. He was signed to an amateur tryout agreement with the National Hockey League's New York Islanders in 2011 and appeared in one game.