PHOENIX – The Phoenix RoadRunners announced that the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Brett Peterson to the RoadRunners.
The 27 year old leads Phoenix in plus-minus rating with +8 and has eight points (3g-5a) and 32 penalty minutes in 21 games.
The RoadRunners are the ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and Worcester of the American Hockey League. The head coach of Worcester is Roy Sommer, who led Richmond to the Riley Cup championship in 1995 and was named ECHL Coach of the Year in 1995-96 after leading Richmond to the Brabham Cup title with a league-record 105 points. The assistant coach for Worcester is former ECHL player David Cuniff and the equipment manager is Vinny Ferraiuolo, who worked in the ECHL.