Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Road Warriors, ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced their first two signings of the offseason with the additions of forwards Chad Nehring and Michael Catenacci.
Nehring, 27, led the Las Vegas Wranglers with 22 goals in only 49 games last season. The Springside, Saskatchewan native also collected 20 assists ranking him second on the team in points. Nehring’s professional career began with the Idaho Steelheads for one full season in 2011-12. He moved on to play in the Central Hockey League with the Arizona Sundogs in 2012-13 for 66 games and led the team with 33 goals and 57 points. The Lake Superior State University product played 147 collegiate games with the Lakers from 2007-11, posting 53 points (30g-23a).
Catenacci split last season between the Orlando Solar Bears and Vipiteno, a team in the Italian Elite League. While with the Solar Bears, the 23-year-old scored 22 points (5g-17a) in 32 games. Catenacci played 234 games with the Kitchener Rangers in the OHL from 2008-12. He totaled 172 points (64g-108a) during his four-year stint but his most impressive season came in the final year when he finished second in scoring with 69 points (25g-44a) in just 52 games.