Crunch sign ex-RPI goalie York
Former RPI goalie Allen York signed a two-way contract with the AHLâ€™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.