Toledo Signs Blight, Burke

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Storm announced that they have signed right wing Chris Blight and defenseman Gerry Burke.

The Storm is the ECHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings and the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and the Grand Rapids Griffins and the Cleveland Barons of the American Hockey League.

Blight attended training camp with Rochester in the AHL while Burke appeared in three preseason games with Peoria in the AHL.

The 6-foot-4 and 225-pound Burke played four seasons at Brown University where he had 21 points (6g-15a) and 135 penalty minutes in 127 games.

The 6-foot and 190-pound Blight, who will turn 23 on October 14, played four seasons at Clarkson University scoring 96 points (40g-56a) in 144 games.

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