FALCONS WELCOME ROOKIE VOGELHUBER
Springfield, Mass. - The Columbus Blue Jackets/Springfield Falcons announced on Friday that they have signed right wing Trent Vogelhuber to a one-year AHL contract for the 2012-2013 season.
Vogelhuber, a rookie who made his professional debut in two contests with the Falcons at the end of last season, played the last four years at Miami University (NCAA, D-I). With the RedHawks, Vogelhuber accumulated 21 goals and 30 assists for 51 points in 149 games from 2008-2012. Vogelhuber set career highs in points (21) and assists (14) in his junior season of 2010-2011, and had his most productive goal-scoring year in his sophomore campaign of 2009-2010, striking eight times. He participated in 29 games with Miami in his freshman season of 2008-2009 as the RedHawks advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game, where they fell to Boston University. Vogelhuber produced a goal in the RedHawks' clash with the Terriers in the finals.
A 24-year-old native of Dublin, Ohio, Vogelhuber was selected by Columbus in the 7th round (211th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Ticket packages to see the Falcons in the 2012-2013 season start as low as $112 and can be purchased by calling (413) 739-GOAL (4625). Springfield will kick off its home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the MassMutual Center. All Friday, Saturday, and weekday home contests will begin at 7:00 p.m. this season, while Sunday games will start at 3:00 p.m.
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