WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, announced today the signing of forward Alex Berardinelli for the 2021-22 season.
Berardinelli, 26, was signed by the Thunder last season and appeared in one game. He finished his rookie campaign in the Southern Professional Hockey League with the Huntsville Havoc and Knoxville Ice Bears where he recorded 11 points (7g-4a) in 20 games. He also saw action in five games with the Tulsa Oilers.
Prior to turning pro, he played a four-year career at Colorado College and tallied 49 points (20g-29a) in 121 games. A native of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, he served as the team's captain during his senior season.
Before heading to Colorado College, Berardinelli played two seasons in the North American Hockey League with the Michigan Warriors and the Lone Star Brahmas. In 2015-16, he netted 55 points (33g-22a) in 59 games for the Brahmas, earning him to the All-NAHL Team and All-South Division Team honors.