LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Long Beach Ice Dogs announced that right wing Jason Sessa has agreed to terms.
The Ice Dogs are the ECHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League and the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League.
Selected in the fourth round (86th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-foot-1 and 200-pound Sessa has scored over 30 goals and been selected as an all-star each of the past two seasons in the United Hockey League.
In 2000-01, the 28-year-old was selected to the ECHL All-Star Game and scored 64 points (34g-30a) in 58 regular season games with South Carolina and also played in the AHL with St. John’s scoring eight points (4g-4a) in nine regular season games and one goal in three playoff games.
Sessa has played three seasons in the ECHL with Louisiana, South Carolina and Dayton scoring 137 points (75g-62a) in 138 regular season games and 15 points (11g-4a) in 21 Kelly Cup Playoff games.