Aug 15,2014(ISN) – Salmon Arm, BC – The Salmon Arm Silverbacks Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club reports that
former Salmon Arm Silverback player Mark Zengerle signed a one-year contract with
the AHL’s Grand Rapid Griffins on yesterday.
Zengerle of Rochester, NY amassed 162 points (37-125-162) in 151 games with the
University of Wisconsin Badgers from 2010-2014. Last season, the 5-foot-11,
185-pound forward paced the Badgers with 44 points (10-34-44), leading the team in
both scoring and assists. Zengerle was named the Big Ten tournament’s Most
Outstanding Player in March, after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime to give
Wisconsin the inaugural Big Ten tournament title.
Prior to turning pro, the 25-year-old put up 97 points (31-66) in 62 games in his
first season in Salmon Arm in during the 2008-2009 season before potting 126 points
(35-91) in 66 games during his second season 2009-2010.
Zengerle scored 8 goals and 14 assists for 22 points in 45 games with the Syracuse
Stars in 07-08 before coming to the Shuswap.
Way to go Mark! The Silverbacks wish you all the best!