Road Warriors sign Kyle Jean

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Road Warriors, ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced the signing of forward Kyle Jean.

Jean returns to the Road Warriors after guiding the team to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in team history last season. The 24-year-old tallied 12 points (7g-5a) in Greenville’s 15 playoff games and his seven goals were tied for first on the team during the postseason. Jean also had a nine-game point streak during the postseason, notching 10 points (5g-5a) over that span. The Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. native bounced back and forth between Hartford and Greenville during the 2013-14 regular season. Jean skated in 24 games with the Road Warriors scoring 16 points (4g-12a) and appeared in 41 games with Hartford scoring four points (2g-2a).

The 24-year-old spent his entire rookie season in the American Hockey League with the Connecticut Whale in 2012-13, notching 23 points (9g-14a) in 73 games. Prior to turning pro, he played two seasons at Lake Superior State University from 2010-12, recording 38 points (13g-15a) in 77 games.