Wildcatters Sign Rookies Menei, Schulz

BEAUMONT, Texas – The Texas Wildcatters announced that they have signed rookie forward Ryan Menei and rookie defenseman David Schulz.

The Wildcatters are the ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League and the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.

The 21-year-old Menei had career bests in 2006-07 with 35 goals, 42 assists and 77 points in 71 games for Saskatoon in the Western Hockey League.

Selected in the eighth round (254th overall) by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Schulz played the last five years in the WHL and had 96 points (23g-73a) and 437 penalty minutes in 304 regular season games and five assists and 28 penalty minutes in 19 playoff games for Swift Current, Saskatoon, Spokane and Kelowna.

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