Ice Pilots Sign Turek

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Pilots announced that they have signed center Matt Turek.

The Ice Pilots are the ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

The 32-year-old had 56 points (14g-42a) in 60 regular season games and three points (2g-1a) in five playoff games with Lubbock of the Central Hockey League in 2004-05.

The 5-foot-11 and 194-pound Turek has played five seasons in the ECHL with Knoxville, Pee Dee, Birmingham and Greensboro and had 195 points (83g-112a) and 247 penalty minutes in 310 regular season games and eight points (5g-3a) and 12 penalty minutes in 16 Kelly Cup Playoff games.

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