Norfolk, Va — Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey Club, proud affiliates of the Carolina Hurricanes and Chicago Wolves, announced on Tuesday afternoon that forward Liam MacDougall has signed a contract with the club for the 2022-23 season.
MacDougall, 24, joins the Admirals for the upcoming season and it will be his first full season as a professional.
The Windsor, ON native signed an Amateur Tryout Contract with the Cincinnati Cyclones on March 11. He scored his first ECHL goal one day later against the Indy Fuel. MacDougall would finish the season with six games under his belt with the Cyclones.
Before signing in Cincinnati, MacDougall played five seasons with Ferris State University (NCAA). He wound up playing in 144 games with the Bulldogs and was team captain for two seasons. In MacDougall’s fifth season, which was granted him under COVID eligibility rules, he would put forth his best numbers posting 17 points (6g, 11a) in 35 games.
The 6-foot, 195-pound forward played three seasons with LaSalle in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL). MacDougall led the Vipers in scoring during the 2016-17 season with 29 goals and 69 points through 49 games. He was ultimately named the GOJHL (Western) Player of the Year.
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Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey is a member of the ECHL, the premier Double-A hockey league, and brings affordable, family entertainment to Hampton Roads and play its home games at Scope Arena in Norfolk, striving to contribute to Norfolk’s rich regional impact of entertainment, culture, and the arts. The Admirals are affiliated with the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Carolina Hurricanes and American Hockey League’s (AHL) Chicago Wolves. The Admirals have won three Kelly Cups (1991, 1992, 1998). The club transitioned to the AHL in 2000 and won the Calder Cup in 2012 while capturing 28 consecutive wins—still the record for the longest active streak in AHL history. The team rejoined the ECHL in 2015. Blake Cullen founded the Hampton Roads Admirals in 1989. Visit www.norfolkadmirals.com for more information.
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