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September 22, 2010

Former PSU Men’s Ice Hockey player signs pro contract

Chambers inks with Rapid City Rush of CHL 

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The leading scorer on the 2009-10 Plymouth State University men's hockey team has signed a professional contract and will suit up this season for the Rapid City (S.D.) Rush of the Central Hockey League (CHL).

            Chris Chambers (Crofton, Md.) was one of four players to sign with the Rapid City Rush of the CHL on Wednesday. The CHL is a professional league made up of 18 teams in the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Arizona and South Dakota.

            Chambers was named Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Player of the Year and First Team All-Star in 2009-10.  He led the MASCAC in goals (18), assists (27) and points (45) in 27 games and was a finalist for the 2010 Joe Concannon Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England playing at the D-II/III level.  He finished his collegiate career third on PSU’s all-time scoring list with 117points (58 goals, 59 assists), and made a successful professional debut in March with the Johnstown (Pa.) Chiefs of the East Coast Hockey league.

            For the complete story from the Rapid City Rush, go here

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