Pro Hockey: Alber proving to be a good pro
Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Once a freshman trying out for the Shenendehowa hockey team, uncertain of his ability, now Patch Alber is making himself comfortable in the pro ranks. The 5-foot-10 rookie defenseman has played 51 games this season with the Elmira Jackals of the East Coast Hockey League, two steps down from the NHL. He has spent the season proving to his coaches and himself that he can play with the big boys, continuing the pattern of his amateur hockey days....