Cincinnati, Ohio - The Cincinnati Cyclones have signed defenseman Wyatt Ege and forward Gianluca Esteves contracts for the 2021-22 season.
Ege, 26, spent the 2021-22 season in Slovakia, accumulating seven points (3g-4a) in 22 games for HK Nitra. Before that, the Elk River, Minnesota native spent three seasons at Ohio State University, earning 41 points in 111 games with the Buckeyes. This came after playing his freshman year at University of Alaska-Anchorage in 2015-16 where he played under Cyclones’ head coach Matt Thomas.
Joining Ege is fellow rookie, Gianluca Esteves. The two faced each other at the collegiate level, with Esteves playing for Michigan State University. There, the 24-year-old skated in 96 games for the Spartans, scoring 14 points (4g-10a).