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, have announced that the club has re-signed forward Grant Jozefek and signed defenseman Brendan Less for the 2023-24 season.
Jozefek, 25, joined the Thunder during the 2022-23 season and recorded 51 points (18g-33a) in 68 regular-season games. The Chester, New Jersey native also added three points (1g-2a) in five playoff games. In 82 career ECHL games with Adirondack and Worcester, he has compiled 55 points (19g-36a). Prior to starting his professional career, Jozefek played five seasons at Northeastern University and served as the team’s alternate captain during the 2020-21 campaign and helped capture a Hockey East championship in 2018-19.
Less, 25, enters his first season with the Thunder after spending last season with the Iowa Heartlanders where he played 22 games and recorded four assists. The Kinnelon, New Jersey native has suited up in 28 games for Worcester and Iowa and has five assists. Prior to joining the professional ranks, Less played four years at Dartmouth College and one year at Quinnipiac University. In 125 career NCAA games, Less tallied 36 points (6g-30a).