Jordon Southorn (D)
Fort Wayne Komets
Profile: 2008-- Selected by Buffalo in round 4 of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. 2009-10- Completed four seasons of juniors in the QMJHL with the Prince Edward Island Rockets. 2010-11-- Made his pro debut with Trenton in the ECHL. 2011-12-- Split the season between Trenton and Wheeling in the ECHL. Was called up to the AHL for two games with Providence. 2012-13-- Set career highs of 11 goals, 23 assists and 34 points in 64 games with Elmira, leading the Jackals defensemen in goals and points. Ranked second among ECHL defensemen with +27. 2013-14-- Started the season with Elmira appearing in three games before traveling to England and skating in three games with Dundee of the EIHL (Elite Ice Hockey League in the United Kingdom). Returned to the states and traded to Fort Wayne by Elmira for defenseman Nick Tuzzolino 11/25/13. Loaned to Hamilton AHL 2/27/14. Released from PTO with Hamilton, returned to Fort Wayne 3/6/14. Loaned to Portland AHL 3/11/14. Returned to Fort Wayne 3/19/14. Set a career year high of 12 goals 3/22/14 vs Kalamazoo. Set career high 35 points with two assists 4/4/14 at Toledo. Led Komet defensemen with 12 goals and 32 points. Named Komets' 2013-14 Defenseman of the Year.