August 9, 2010

Eric Lampe Signs With Syracuse Crunch, Top Affiliate Of NHL's Anaheim Ducks

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Former Quinnipiac stand-out Eric Lampe has signed with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top affiliate of the National Hockey League's (NHL) Anaheim Ducks. The Crunch have not disclosed the terms of Lampe's contract.

"We are very proud of Eric's accomplishments, both on and off the ice," Quinnipiac men's ice hockey head coach Rand Pecknold said. "I wish him the best of luck in his professional hockey career."

Lampe signed late last season with the Florida Everglades of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), picking up his first point as a professional on an assist in the Everglades' final regular-season game. Lampe contributed to the Everglades' playoff run with five goals in three games.

For his career at Quinnipiac, Lampe ranks among the all-time leaders with 150 games played, totaling 47 goals and 55 assists for 102 career points. Last season, Lampe was second on the Bobcats' roster with 34 points while leading the team with 24 assists. Lampe also scored 13 times. As a junior, Lampe totaled a career-high 14 goals as well as 13 assists for 27 points while leading the team in plus/minus. Lampe previously played for the Chicago (Ill.) Steel of the United State Hockey League (USHL) prior to coming to Quinnipiac.

Eric Lampe's Career Stats