PHOENIX – The Phoenix RoadRunners announced that they have agreed to terms with forward Josh Bonar and rookie forward Geoff Walker.
The RoadRunners are the ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League. The head coach of Worcester is Roy Sommer, who led Richmond to the Riley Cup championship in 1995 and was named ECHL Coach of the Year in 1995-96 after leading Richmond to the Brabham Cup title with a league-record 105 points. The assistant coach for Worcester is former ECHL player David Cuniff and the equipment manager is Vinny Ferraiuolo, who worked in the ECHL.
The 24-year-old Bonar finished eighth among Central Hockey League Rookies in 2007-08 with 21 goals and he had 38 points and 74 penalty minutes in 63 games for Rio Grande Valley.
The 20-year-old Walker, who is attending training camp with Grand Rapids of the AHL, finished 10th in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with a career-high 90 points on career bests of 38 goals and 52 assists in 69 games for Prince Edward Island.