St. John’s Recalls Pensacola’s Newbury

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Pensacola Ice Pilots announced that center Kris Newbury has been recalled to St. John’s of the American Hockey League. Pensacola is the ECHL affiliate of St. John’s of the AHL and Toronto of the National Hockey League.

Selected in the fifth round (139th overall) by the San Jose Sharks in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and under contract to St. John’s, the 5-10 and 200-pound Newbury has six points (2g-4a) and 20 penalty minutes in five games for Pensacola.

In his first professional season in 2003-04, the 23-year-old Newbury scored 20 points (5g-15a) and had 153 penalty minutes in 72 games with St. John’s.

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