This will be William Lochead’s first season in an Americans sweater.
Before the defenseman went pro in 2019, he spent four seasons in the OHL and one season at the University of Western Ontario (OUAA). While in the OHL, he spent time playing for the Niagara IceDogs and the London Knights, skating in 210 games, racking up 313 total penalty minutes.
Last season he split time with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits and the Springfield Thunderbirds. Playing in a total of 50 games totaling 12 points (2G, 10A) and 66 total penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-0 defenseman signed with the team on January 12th, 2021.