ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Rochester Grizzlies of the North American 3 Hockey League have announced five more tender signings for the 2019-20 season. Signing with the Grizzlies are forwards Jack Fitzgerald, CJ Duvall, Jeffrey Rebmann, defenseman Drayton Todoroff and goalie Cole Shane.
Fitzgerald, a native of Duluth, MN, played his high school hockey at Duluth East, where he captained the team this past season, his senior year. In the 2016-17 year, Fitzgerald tallied 15 points (6 G, 9 A) in 27 games played, including playoffs. His point total increased throughout his time at Duluth East, as he put up 17 points his junior year and 23 this past season. Fitzgerald notched 16 points (9 G, 7 A) in 18 regular season games this past regular season and seven points (1 G, 6 A) in five playoff games.
Duvall spent the past three seasons with The Hill School in Pottstown, PA. The York, PA native had a breakout first season with The Hill School in 2016-17, putting up 29 points (11 G, 18 A) in 31 games played. The following season, Duvall added 20 points (9 G, 11 A) in 29 games.
Rebmann, from Libertyville, IL, played the past two seasons with the Dells Ducks in the USPHL Premier. He played 42 games with the Ducks as a 16-year-old during the 2017-18 season. This past year, Rebmann chipped in 15 points (8 G, 7 A) in 42 games for Dells.
Todoroff played the past two seasons with the Meijer AAA program. In the 2017-18 season alone, Todoroff played games with the NAPHL 16U team, NAPHL 18U and the Midget team. He spent most of the season with the 18U Midget team, appearing in 55 games and scoring 13 points (1 G, 12 A). The defenseman played 16 games this past season with the NAPHL 18U team. Todoroff adds size, standing at 6’2″/201 lbs.
Shane has played for the Highland Park Falcons of the Central States Development Hockey League the past two seasons. He appeared in nine games for the U16 team during the 2017-18 season. This past year, Shane finished with a 2.39 goals against average after playing in 15 games for the U18 team.
By signing tenders with the Grizzlies, all five players are no longer eligible for the NA3HL Draft, which takes place Thursday April 18. Their rights are controlled by the Grizzlies.