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Cockerill brothers join forces in Jacksonville

Wednesday, August 30th
Action photos of Garrett and Logan Cockerill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Icemen, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres and the American Hockey League’s Rochester Americans, announced that the team has agreed to terms with veteran defenseman Garret Cockerill and forward Logan Cockerill. 

Garret Cockerill returns for a third season in Jacksonville after recording 13 points (2g-11a) in 39 games last season. He initially played for the Icemen during the 2018-19 season collecting 14 points in 40 games. The 29-year-old has totaled 124 points (25g-99a) in 265 career ECHL games split between the Icemen, Reading Royals, Tulsa Oilers and Kalamazoo Wings. Cockerill has also registered 19 points in 56 career AHL games with the Cleveland Monsters from 2017-19.

Prior to his professional career, the Brighton, Michigan resident played four seasons at Northeastern University where he totaled 84 points (19g-65a) from 2014-18, while winning a Hockey East championship in 2016.  

Logan Cockerill joins the Icemen after registering 14 points (7g-7a) in 31 games overseas in Sweden last season while playing for BIK Karlskoga. Prior to last year, the 24-year-old played five collegiate seasons at Boston University where he accumulated 57 points (24g-33a) in 134 career games. Cockerill also served as captain for two seasons with the Terriers, while winning a Hockey East championship in 2018. In 2017, Cockerill won a gold medal with Team USA in the U18 World Junior Championships.  

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