Growlers Sign Kyle Thacker

The Newfoundland Growlers have signed the Mississauga, Ontario native Kyle Thacker to a one-year, ECHL contract.

The 6’-3”, 205-pound defensemen appeared in 4 games in the ECHL last season with the Wheeling Nailers. The 25 year old skated in 91 games over 4 seasons with the Potsdam Bears, a NCAA Division III club, where he recorded 8 goals and 33 assists for 41 points, along with 52 penalty minutes.

The first game for the Newfoundland Growlers in their inaugural season will be October 12th when they face off against the Florida Everblades at Mile One Centre. Season Tickets and 12-game packages are now available and can be purchased online at, in person at the box office or by phone at 576-7657. Single game tickets will go on sale to the public at noon on Saturday, September 29th.

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