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Gritty Forward Ian McKinnon Returns to Icemen

Tuesday, March 29th
Gritty Forward Ian McKinnon Returns to Icemen

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Icemen, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack announced Tuesday that forward Ian McKinnon has been reassigned to the Icemen by the Providence Bruins (AHL).

McKinnon, 24, returns to the Icemen after posting 55 penalty minutes in 11 appearances with the Providence Bruins this season.  In addition, McKinnon has scored two goals with 23 penalty minutes in ten games played with the Maine Mariners (ECHL). 

Last season, McKinnon registered one goal with 78 penalty minutes in 23 contests with Jacksonville.  McKinnon earned an AHL contract with Providence and collected three points (1g, 2a) with 81 penalty minutes in ten AHL games. 

The 6-2, 195-pound forward initially joined the Icemen during the 2019-20 season where he tallied 3 points (1g, 2a) with 68 penalty minutes in 23 games.   Prior to his professional career, McKinnon totaled 29 points (18g, 11a) with 172 penalty minutes in 43 games played with his hometown Whitby Fury (OJHL).  McKinnon has also recorded seven points in 69 games played at the Major Junior level with the OHL’s Mississauga Steelheads, London Knights, Peterborough Petes and the QMJHL’s Charlottetown Islanders.

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The Icemen open up a nine-game road stretch this evening that begins in Norfolk, Virginia.  The Icemen and Admirals will do battle at 7:30 p.m. at Norfolk Scope Arena. 

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