Cincinnati, Ohio - The Cincinnati Cyclones, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres and American Hockey League's Rochester Americans, have re-signed goaltender Hayden Stewart to a contract for the 2018-19 season.
A native of Rockford, Illinois, Stewart appeared in four games for the Cyclones at the end of the 2017-18 season, posting a 2-2-0 record along with a 3.51 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage. Stewart came on strong, winning two of his first three games, allowing two goals in each of those wins.
Stewart completed a four-year collegiate career at Cornell University before heading to Cincinnati, appearing in 22 games and posting a goals-against average of 2.13 or lower in three of his four seasons, and a save percentage of at least .923 in all but one of his seasons. He played three seasons of junior hockey in both the United States Hockey League and North American Hockey League, posting 37 wins in that time. He backstopped the Indiana Ice to a USHL Clark Cup championship in 2014