Crunch sign ex-RPI goalie York
Former RPI goalie Allen York signed a two-way contract with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, the team announced Tuesday.
Last season, York played for four AHL clubs (Charlotte, Texas, Rockford and Syracuse) and two ECHL teams (Evansville and South Carolina). The 6-foot-3, 194-pound York started in four games for the Crunch and posted a 1-2-1 record including a 39-save shutout of Hershey Feb. 22.
York has appeared in 40 career AHL games for Springfield, Charlotte, Texas, Rockford and Syracuse compiling a 21-12-3 record with a 2.57 goals-against average and .907 save percentage. He has also played 36 ECHL games with Chicago, Evansville and South Carolina amassing a record of 18-12-4 with a 2.97 GAA and .902 save percentage.
York played for the Engineers from 2008 to 2011. He had a 37-34-8 record with a 2.47 GAA, a .914 save percentage and four shutouts. He was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the sixth round of the 2007 NHL draft. He reached the NHL during the 2011-12 season and went 3-2-0 in 11 games for the Blue Jackets.