Ammirato back with Oilers for first full season

TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Oilers, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues, announced the signing of rookie forward Roman Ammirato for the 2018-19 season.

Ammirato, 25, begins his first ECHL season with the Oilers, after posting 11 points (5g-6a) in 12 games for Tulsa at the end of the 2017-18 season. The rookie forward notched a pair of assists in his professional debut March 10 against Wichita, and scored his first goal—the game-winner—March 25 against Quad City.

Ammirato compiled 43 points (22g-21a) during his senior season at Utica College, and was named the United College Hockey Conference Player of the Year in 2017-18. The Williamstown, New Jersey native spent his final two college seasons with the Pioneers, totaling 78 points (34g-44a) in 54 games, after playing his freshman and sophomore seasons at Union College.