JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Icemen, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers and the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolf Pack announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Ara Nazarian for the 2021-22 season.
Nazarian, 25, returns for a second season in Jacksonville after leading the Icemen in scoring with 51 points (25g-26a) during the 2020-21 season. Last season, Nazarian recorded his first career hat trick on May 26 against Orlando, while also tying a career-high four points (2g-2a) in a game at Greenville on April 30.
Prior to his time with the Icemen, Nazarian recorded 32 points (12g-20a) in his rookie campaign with the Adirondack Thunder during the 2019-20 season. He was acquired by the Icemen in a trade with Adirondack in October of 2020.
Prior to his professional career, he posted 74 points (33g-41a) during four collegiate seasons at the University of New Hampshire from 2015-19.