PORTLAND, Maine –Forward Greg Chase has signed a contract with the Maine Mariners for the 2021-22 season. Chase has been a big part of each of the Mariners first two seasons, ranking fourth in career point scoring for the club.
Chase originally came to the Mariners from the Allen Americans in a mid-season trade in December of 2018. The Mariners were Chase’s third team that season, after playing for the Wichita Thunder and Allen. He found a home in Maine, registering over a point-per-game through the end of the season, totaling 42 points (21g-21a) in 41 games. His combined 51 points between the three teams ranked him third on the Mariners leaderboard. Late in the season, Chase was loaned to the Hartford Wolf Pack in the American Hockey League, where he appeared in five games.
His strong season earned Chase a contract with the Wolf Pack in the summer of 2019. He played the majority of the season with the Mariners, recording 28 points (10g-18a) in 42 games while also skating in three games in Hartford.
Chase, 26, played his junior hockey in the Western Hockey League, primarily for the Calgary Hitmen. He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the seventh round (188th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and made his professional debut in the 2013-14 season with the AHL’s Oklahoma City Barons. He has played over 100 games in AHL between Oklahoma City, Hartford, Bakersfield and Springfield. He has also played 166 career ECHL games between Maine, Wichita, Allen and Norfolk.