Everblades sign rookie Silengo

ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Jeff Silengo for the 2014-15 season.

The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the Charlotte Checkers and Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Silengo, 24, joins the Everblades after registering 15 points (8g-7a) in 35 games played at the University of New Hampshire last season. The 6-1, 179-pound forward collected 39 points (15g-24a) during his four-year collegiate career with the Wildcats.

Prior to college, the Madison, Conn. native posted 16 points (7g-9a) in 55 games with the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL during the 2009-10 season.