The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday that right wing Ty Loney has signed a standard player contract (SPC) with the club.
In 17 games since arriving toChicago on a professional tryout contract, the 24-year-old has collected four goals and five assists for nine points. He also has logged a +5 plus/minus rating and just two penalty minutes.
Prior to joining the Wolves, Loney spent the majority of the 2016-17 season with the Adirondack Thunder in the East Coast Hockey League. In 40 games, the 24-year-old led the squad in points (40) and goals (18).
At the American Hockey League level, he played four games – Jan. 11-18 – with the Albany Devils on a PTO. He collected one assist and a +1 plus/minus rating. Last season, Loney skated in 31 games for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and registered six assists.
In 2014-15, following the conclusion of his senior season at the University of Denver, Loney signed an amateur tryout contract with the Norfolk Admirals and appeared in five games. He tallied four points (2G, 2A), a +4 plus/minus rating and just two penalty minutes.
Before turning pro, Loney was a four-year member (2011-15) of the University of Denver men’s hockey team. Over the course of his collegiate career, Loney skated in 152 games, recorded 89 points (39G, 50A), logged a +15 plus/minus rating and served 128 penalty minutes.
Loney is the son of former NHL forward Troy Loney, who played in 624 NHL games and won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Wolves return to action on Saturday (April 8) against the Iowa Wild at Allstate Arena. The game is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on CW50 as the Wolves host their annual Military Appreciation Night, presented by Sears Home Services.
On Sunday (April 9), Chicago wraps its season series with the Rockford IceHogs. The Illinois Lottery Cup clash starts at 4 p.m. and will air on CW50. The first 5,000 fans to enter the arena will receive a cellphone wallet, presented by DecisionOne Dental Partners. For more information about upcoming Wolves home games or the 2017 Calder Cup Playoff race, visit ChicagoWolves.com.