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 goaltender Charles Williams for the 2021-22 season.
Williams returns for his second season in Jacksonville where he totaled a 20-15-3 record with one shutout, a 2.71 goals-against average and an .898 save percentage last season. In addition, Williams was named the ECHL Goaltender of the Month for March after recording a 9-3-0 mark with a 2.48 goals-against average and a save percentage of .920 in 12 appearances during that month.
The 29-year-old has posted an 89-51-11 record, with seven shutouts, a 2.64 goals-against average, and a .911 save percentage in 151 career ECHL appearances split between the Icemen, Indy Fuel and Manchester Monarchs. Williams has also logged a 3-1-0 record in AHL stints with the Ontario Reign and Hartford Wolf Pack.
The Detroit, Michigan resident played collegiately at Ferris State University from 2012-16 before recording an impressive 21-7-5 record at Canisius College during his senior season.