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Wolves sign Zach Pochiro; release Caissy

The Chicago Wolves announced Tuesday that they have signed forward Zach Pochiro to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO) and released center Christopher Caissy from his Amateur Tryout Contract (ATO).

The 20-year-old POCHIRO was selected in the fourth round in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues. He ranked for Prince George (WHL) during the 2013-14 season with 27 goals, 39 assists and 66 points in 63 games while leading the Cougars with 123 penalty minutes. At the conclusion of Prince George’s season, the St. Louis, Mo., native joined Kalamazoo (ECHL) and contributed two assists in nine games with the Wings.

CAISSY appeared in one game with the Wolves after signing on April 2. The 20-year-old joined Chicago after posting 16 goals and 27 assists in 53 regular-season games with Moncton (QMJHL).

The Wolves travel to Iowa at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Rockford for an Illinois Lottery Cup game at 7 p.m. Friday before returning to Allstate Arena for their regular-season finale at 7 p.m. Saturday versus Milwaukee. For special deals on tickets to this Amtrak Rivalry game or the Calder Cup playoff tickets, call 1-800-THE-WOLVES or visit ChicagoWolves.com.