Swamp Rabbits acquire Sims from Cincinnati

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have acquired forward Jordan Sims from the Cincinnati Cyclones in exchange for future considerations.

Sims, 28, is in his fifth professional season, having split time between the American Hpckey League, ECHL Souther Professional Hockey League and the top professional league in France. In 150 ECHL games, Sims has tallied 98 points (35g-63a).

Nearly half of his ECHL points came during the 2016–17 season for the Cyclones, as in 59 games, he notched 44 points to ranks third on the team.

Last season, Sims captured the French Cup championship with Lyon of the top French professional league.

Sims' college career was a productive one at the University of Connecticut. He put up 101 points in his four seasons, and was most productive in his junior season, where he posted 31 points.

Sims comes from a hockey bloodline, as his father, Al, played for the Boston Bruins and the Los Angeles Kings, and has served as a coach at the professional level dating back to 1988.