Kyle Bushee (D)
Career Notes: 2012-13…Named Jackals Defenseman of the Year. Tied for team lead among defensemen in assists (23). Finished with a career-best +15 rating. Posted a career-best five-game point streak (2G, 4A) from 11/17 to 11/30/12. Played his 300th ECHL game 12/21/12 at WHL. Loaned to NOR 1/12/13. Returned by NOR 1/18/12. Loaned to BNG 1/31/13. Returned by BNG 2/5/13. Loaned to NOR 2/8/13. Returned by NOR 2/10/13. Loaned to BNG 3/10/13. Returned by BNG 3/19/13. 2011-12…Was third among Wheeling defensemen, and set a career best, at +9. Had a career-high 4A game 1/8/12 vs. Greenville. Played eight games on call up to AHL St. John’s. Recorded first AHL points (1G, 1A) as part of two-point night 11/13/11 vs. Connecticut. 2010-11…Set career highs in goals (7A), assists (24) and points (31) with Wheeling. Led Nailers defensemen in scoring. Helped Nailers reach Eastern Conference final with four points (1G, 3A) in 17 games. Saw first career AHL action on call ups to Portland and Manitoba. 2009-10…Traded from Johnstown to Wheeling 11/17/09. 2008-09…Finished second among Johnstown defensemen in points (23) as a rookie. 2007-08…Led Canisius defensemen in points (18). Played 14 regular season and one playoff game for Kelly Cup Champion Cincinnati. College/Juniors…Won USHL championship with Des Moines in 05-06. Split college career between Western Michigan and Canisius. Totaled 128 games played and 39 points (9G, 30A).
Season Notes: Logged first point of season, an assist, 10/26 at REA. Assisted Jackals GWG 11/1 vs. GRN. Notched first multi-point game (1G, 1A) 11/8 at FLA. Three-game point streak (1G, 3A) 10/26-11/8. Added an assist 11/15 vs. WHL. Scored the GWG 11/24 vs. KAL. Two-game assist streak (2A) 1/17-1/20. Recorded 100th ECHL assist 1/20/14 at REA.