San Francisco, Calif. – The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team, proud affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced today the signing of defenseman Scott Langdon. The Bulls have signed 12 players, including four defensemen for their inaugural 2012-13 roster.
“Scott is a big, tough physical defenseman,” said Bulls President and Head Coach Pat Curcio. “He’s going to provide some important leadership on our blueline this season.”
Langdon, 27, enters his fifth year of professional hockey, having most recently skated for Allen of the Central Hockey League (CHL) and Lake Erie of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2011-12. In 50 games with Allen, the Ancaster, Ontario native, registered 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists), 113 penalty minutes and a +4 plus/minus rating. Langdon also played in seven games for Lake Erie. The 6-foot, 2-inch, 215-pound defenseman has 26 points (5 goals, 21 assists) in 115 career games in the ECHL with Reading. He also 24 points (6 goals, 18 assists) and 187 penalty minutes in 91 career games in the CHL. Prior to turning pro, Langdon spent four years patrolling the blueline with Niagara University in the NCAA.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the Bulls organization,” said Langdon. “I’m looking forward to getting things going in October. It’s going to be a fun and exciting season. I hear San Francisco is awesome, and it’s great to get a fresh start in a hockey-thriving area.”
About the San Francisco Bulls
The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team will officially take the ice as an expansion team of the ECHL on October 12. The Bulls are the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. The Bulls are part of the Western Conference of the ECHL, and will play a 72-game schedule with 36 home games to take place at the legendary Cow Palace. The ECHL’s Western Conference includes the following member teams and their NHL affiliates: Colorado Eagles (Winnipeg Jets), Idaho Steelheads (Dallas Stars), Utah Grizzlies (Calgary Flames), Ontario Reign (Los Angeles Kings), Stockton Thunder (Edmonton Oilers), Alaska Aces, Bakersfield Condors and Las Vegas Wranglers. For more information about The San Francisco Bulls, including Season Ticket opportunities and corporate partnerships, please visit http://sfbulls.com or call 415-469-9843.
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About the ECHL:
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states. Today, the league has 23 teams in 16 states. The ECHL celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2012-13 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The ECHL has had 234 players reach the NHL over the last seven seasons. It’s the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. On opening day of the 2011-12 season, 83 former ECHL players were on NHL rosters. The ECHL teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. All teams play a 72-game schedule. For more information please visit http://www.echl.com/