FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Falcons announced that they have agreed to terms with goaltender Bryan Bridges.
The Falcons are the ECHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League and the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. Mike Haviland, who is one of two coaches to lead two different teams to the Kelly Championship, and John Torchetti, who was a coach and player in the ECHL, are assistant coaches for the Blackhawks.
The 22 year old played in the Central Hockey League in 2007-08 and was 8-5-2 with a goals-against average of 3.47 and a save percentage of .893 in 16 games for Colorado.
He played in the ECHL for Victoria as a rookie in 2006-07 and was named the CCM Vector Rookie of the Month for March 2007 after going 5-0-1 with a goals-against average of 1.62 and a save percentage of .956.