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Sakellaropoulos heads back to Adirondack

Thursday, September 9th
Sakellaropoulos heads back to Adirondack

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – The Adirondack Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils and American Hockey League's Utica Comets, announced that they have signed goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos to a contract for the 2021-22 season.

Sakellaropoulos, 27, played 33 games for the Thunder during the 2018-19 season, going 19-6-5 while carrying a .915 save percentage and a 2.51 goals-against average. He also earned three call-ups to the AHL with Binghamton, Utica and Springfield. During the 2019-20 season, the Tinley Park, Illinois native made stops in Rapid City, Norfolk and Orlando, appearing in a total of 38 games. 

After signing to play with Adirondack for the 2020-21 season, Sakellaropoulos played six games for the Wichita Thunder, going 2-3-1 with a 2.60 goals-against average and a .934 save percentage.

Sakellaropoulos played four seasons at Union College from 2013-17 and was a member of the 2014 National Championship team. He backstopped 82 games for the Flying Dutchmen posting a career record of 40-22-13 with a 2.54 goals-against average and a save percentage of .914.

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