Two UWS men’s hockey defenders sign ECHL contracts

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Two University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) men’s hockey players just inked ECHL contracts.

Senior defensemen in Sam Sterne and Charles Martin have both signed deals.

Sterne signed a professional contract with the Indy Fuel.

Indy are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks.

The senior also played a career-high 24 games this year, recording five assists which was also a career best.

Martin signed a contract with the Rapid City Rush, the affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames.

This season he posted career highs in goals with three and 18 points.