Monarchs Re-sign Rob Hamilton

08/08/2017 12:46 PM -

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Manchester Monarchs Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations, Rich Seeley, announced today that Rob Hamilton has signed a Standard Player Contract for the 2017-18 season.

The Monarchs are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings.

Hamilton, 23, is set to play his first full professional season with the Monarchs after playing six games with Manchester last season. During his first stint with the Monarchs, Hamilton scored one point on one assist. Hamilton also made his AHL debut with the Springfield Thunderbirds in 2016-17, and ended the season with one assist in six games for Springfield.

The 6-foot, 194-pound defenseman from Calgary, Alberta, spent the majority of the 2016-17 season with the University of Vermont (H-East). Hamilton finished his senior season with 10 goals and 11 assists through 38 games with the Catamounts. Over the course of his four years at Vermont, Hamilton skated in 119 games, registering 43 points on 12 goals and 31 assists.

Hamilton and the Monarchs open the 2017-18 season Oct. 14, when they face-off against the Worcester Railers at the DCU Center (7:05 p.m.).

The Monarchs open their home slate at SNHU Arena against the Railers on Oct. 21 (6 p.m.). Opening Night Packs include four tickets to the game, and are on sale for just $40, HERE.

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