Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, and partner Globe Life, are proud to announce the signing of forward Corey Durocher to a contract for the 20-21 season.
Corey Durocher was signed as a free agent last year after being released by Kansas City (ECHL). The skilled forward is a former draft pick of the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Draft.
“I’m excited to be back with the Americans,” noted Durocher. “After an unfortunate ending to last season, I can’t wait to be back with the boys and finish off what we started last year.”
In 44 games with Allen in 19-20, he had nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points. The Ottawa, Ontario resident turned 28 years old this past May. The 6-foot-3, and 210 pound forward turned pro in 2016 after four seasons at Carleton University (OUAA).
In 144 games in the ECHL, he has tallied 87 points. His best season as a pro came in 18-19 with Kansas City, where he had 36 points in 39 games.
The Allen Americans are scheduled to open the 2020-2021 season on October 16th against the Rapid City Rush. Click here for 20-21 home schedule
About the Allen Americans
The Allen Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s Minnesota Wild and the American Hockey League‘s Iowa Wild. Championship Hockey is the backbone of the American’s franchise since being founded prior to the 2009-10 season, having captured two ECHL Kelly Cup Championships (2014-15 & 2015-16) and two Central Hockey League President’s Cups (2012-13 & 2013-14). Americans’ home games are played at the Allen Event Center, which is located in The Village at Allen. The Allen Americans, owned by nationally respected “Serial Entrepreneur “Jack D. Gulati, begin their 12th season of professional hockey this Fall, with the home opener set for Friday, October 16 at 7:05 pm against the Rapid City Rush. Fans can reserve season tickets now by visiting www.AllenAmericans.com or by calling 972-912-1000.