Fife Flyers add Michael McNicholas to roster

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Fife Flyers have announced the signing of American forward Michael McNicholas for the 2021/22 Elite Ice Hockey League season.

McNicholas, 27, makes the trip across the Atlantic for the first time and joins from Tulsa Oilers who play in the ECHL.

Born in Reno, Nevada, he has racked up an impressive score card in the ECHL. In his first full season in 2018/19 he played in the league with the Maine Mariners and played 65 times and scored 53 points.

In season 2020/21 he played with three clubs in Utah Grizzlies, Indy Fuel and Tulsa Oilers.

Head coach Todd Dutiaume said: “Michael is going to provide a solid offensive punch for the squad. I spoke to him this week and he is thrilled to be part of the club and excited to get here.

“It is important that, moving on from previous seasons, we have had guys that are reliable offensively and Michael will fall into this category and be relied on heavily in all offensive situations.”

The club also announced the signing of  Swedish defenceman Erik Naslund.

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