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 forward Garett Van Whye for the 2023-24 season.
Van Wyhe, 26, joins the Icemen after totaling 22 points (14g-8a) in 59 ECHL games split between the Adirondack Thunder and the Fort Wayne Komets last season. He appeared in one game with the AHL’s Utica Comets during the 2021-22 season, earning an AHL contract with the Comets last season.
Van Wyhe played four collegiate seasons at the University of Michigan from 2018-22, totaling 37 points (16g-21a), and winning a Big-10 Conference title in 2022. The Seattle, Washington resident also won a Clark Cup championship with the United States Hockey League’s Fargo Force in 2018.