Pochiro joins Americans

Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced that the team has signed forward Zach Pochiro to a contract for the 2017-18 season.


Pochiro joins the Americans after playing 42 games last season with the Norfolk Admirals, scoring 27 points (3g-24a). He also played in four games last season with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors, adding two assists.


He started his hockey career in Texas, playing with the Wichita Falls Wildcats of the North American Hockey League in 2011-12. In 52 games, he had 34 points. Following his stop in Texas, he played two seasons in the Western Hockey League with Prince George where he had 66 points in 63 games during the 2013-14 season.