GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – The Adirondack Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, announced that they have signed forward Colin Long to a contract for the 2021-22 season.
Long comes to the Thunder following a long stint overseas in the DEL (Germany), HockeyAllsvenskan (Sweden) and AlpsHL (Italy and Austria). The native of Santa Ana, California has North American pro hockey experience in the American Hockey League (San Antonio Rampage and Portland Pirates) and ECHL (Las Vegas Wranglers).
Following an illustrious junior career in the Western Hockey League with the Kelowna Rockets, Long was drafted in the third round (99th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Phoenix Coyotes. Long tallied 100 points (31g-69a) in 72 games in his third season in Kelowna and put up 91 points (33g-58a) in 68 games the following season.