Anthony Nigro (LW)
This is his third pro season, having spent his first two years exclusively in the AHL with the Peoria Rivermen. Selected by the St. Louis Blues in the sixth round, 155th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. In 2011-12 with the Rivermen, in 75-games, collected 25-points on 13-goals, 12-assists with 36-PIM and superb +12 rating. His +12 rating was second best on the Peoria club. Led Peoria in unassisted goals with 5 and ENG with 4. Also delivered 2-PPG, 2-FG, 2-IG, 1-GWG and 1-OTSO/GWG. Prior to pro career, enjoyed outstanding four-year major junior ‘A’ career in the OHL with the Guelph Storm and Ottawa 67’s. Best OHL season came in 2008-09, split between Guelph and Ottawa; 67-games; 30-goals, 39-assists, 69-points; 59-PIM and stellar +17 rating. Averaged over a point a game in 2-playoff seasons with Ottawa; 19-games; 10-goals; 11-assists; 21-points; 16-PIM. Assigned to the IceMen by St. Louis through its AHL Peoria affiliation on 10/24/12.