JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Icemen, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers and the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Luke Lynch and defenseman Austin McEneny.
Lynch joins the Icemen after appearing in four games in his professional debut with the Wheeling Nailers last season. Prior to turning pro, the 25-year-old compiled 105 points (41g-65a) during his four collegiate seasons at Robert Morris University, serving as captain for the Colonials during his senior year. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania resident competed in two seasons with the North American Hockey League’s Johnstown Tomahawks where he registered 78 points in 113 games from 2014-16.
McEneny joins the Icemen blue line after logging six assists in 27 contests with the Tulsa Oilers last season. The 24-year-old has recorded 34 points (6g-28a) in 109 ECHL games split between the Oilers, Maine Mariners, Norfolk Admirals and Brampton Beast during the past three seasons. The Waterdown, Ontario resident completed his major junior career with 48 points (7g-41a) in 121 Ontario Hockey League games split between the Windsor Spitfires and the Kitchener Rangers. McEneny, won a Memorial Cup championship with Kitchener in 2018, posting four points in 12 postseason appearances.