Press release

IceCaps Sign Center Shane Bakker to PTO

IceCaps Ink Bakker to PTO


St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (February 4, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed centre Shane Bakker to a 25-game Professional Tryout (PTO) contract.

Bakker, a six-foot-four, 210-pounder has collected six assists in 20 games with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL and split last season between the Nailers and the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.

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