Vellinga Accepts Invitation To Inferno Training Camp

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Inferno announced that defenseman Mike Vellinga has accepted an invitation to training camp.

The Inferno is the ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the seventh round (184th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, the 28-year-old had 17 points (3g-14a) and 69 penalty minutes in 64 regular season games and three points (1g-2a) and eight penalty minutes in seven Kelly Cup Playoff games for Long Beach in 2005-06.

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