Tampa Bay Assigns Packard To Chiefs

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – The Johnstown Chiefs announced that rookie left wing Dennis Packard has been assigned to the Chiefs by Tampa Bay of the National Hockey League. Johnstown is the ECHL affiliate of Tampa Bay of the NHL and Springfield of the AHL.

Selected in the seventh round (219th overall) by Tampa Bay in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old Packard was scoreless in four games with Springfield.

Born in Kingston, Pa., the 6-4 and 234-pound Packard played four seasons at Harvard University, scoring 22 points (11g-11a) in 2003-04.

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