Kyle Bushee (D)
Career Notes: 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: Posted first points of the season (1G, 1A) in same game – 10/13/12 vs. GRN. Recorded 100th ECHL point with an assist 11/21/12 vs. GRN. Posted 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.