Jackals Sign Rookies Scott, Smith

ELMIRA, N.Y. – The Elmira Jackals announced that they have signed rookie defenseman Russell Smith and rookie forward Topher Scott.

The Jackals are the ECHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League and the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

The 6-foot-4 and 225-pound Smith recently completed his career at Elmira College where he had 61 points (14g-47a) in 92 games including 33 points (6g-27a) in 2007-08.

The 22-year-old Scott recently completed his career at Cornell University where he had 107 points (25g-82a) and 52 penalty minutes in 137 games from 2005-08.

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