Falcons Agree To Terms With Morlang, O’Dette

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Falcons announced that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Matt O’Dette and center John Morlang.

The Falcons are the ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League.

The 25-year-old Morlang led the Falcons with 27 goals and was second with 45 assists and 72 points in 70 games in 2006-07. He tied for the team lead in the Kelly Cup Playoffs with three goals and was second with five assists and eight points while playing in only three of Fresno’s six games.

The 6-foot-5 and 228-pound O’Dette, who has been Fresno’s captain each of the last two seasons, had a team-leading 178 penalty minutes and 16 points (5g-11a) while playing in all 72 regular season games in 2006-07.

Team Press Release