Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced that forward Nick Betz has signed on for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
Betz is the first player signed by the Swamp Rabbits this offseason and returns to the club after finishing the second half of the season in Greenville. The 21-year-old collected six points (4g-2a) in 24 ECHL games. After making his professional debut with the Indy Fuel on Jan. 8, Betz was acquired by the Swamp Rabbits along with forward Tristan King.
Prior to his professional career, Betz played 15 games at Acadia University in Nova Scotia collecting nine assists. Betz also brings nearly 300 games of OHL experience, playing five years for the Erie Otters.