WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers and American Hockey League's Bakersfield Condors, announced the signing of forward Beau Starrett for the 2020-21 season.
Starrett is entering his second year as a pro. A native of Bellingham, Massachusetts, he was drafted in the third round (88th overall) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The 25-year-old signed an AHL deal with Bakersfield last season and was loaned to Wichita for 50 games, collecting 29 points (16g-13a). He also appeared in eight games for the Condors, recording 2 points (1g-1a).
Prior to turning pro, he completed a four-year career at Cornell University. In 118 games at Cornell, he tallied 40 points (16g-24a) and helped the Big Red to three consecutive postseason appearances in the NCAA Tournament.