(Rochester, NY) – Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced that the team has signed forward Shaw Boomhower to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.
Boomhower, 20, is coming off his first professional season with Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL), accounting for three goals and four assists in 26 games along with 82 penalty minutes. Additionally, he registered 12 penalty minutes in four Kelly Cup Playoff games.
Prior to turning pro, the Belleville, Ontario, native played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League between the Mississauga Steelheads and Ottawa 67’s, totaling 33 points (16+17) and 159 penalty minutes in 99 games. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound forward also tallied five points (3+2) and 43 penalty minutes in 22 playoff contests.