Toledo Ohio: The Toledo Cherokee proud members of the USPHL Premier (Great Lakes Conference) are excited to announce the return of defenseman Kieran O'Connell for the 2019-2020 season.
The Lincoln Park MI native was one of only three players to suit up in all forty-four games last season for the Cherokee where he scored one goal and added twelve assists for thirteen points. He also had thirty-two penalty minutes for the Cherokee.
"OC is a big strong guy that came in last year and logged a lot of minutes for us all year long and we expect him to do the same again this year." Said head coach Kenny Miller "He is very strong in his own end and we know as a second year guy he will be able to more involved in the offense this year."
O'Connell joins, Caleb Williams, Mitchell Dickman, Chad Simmerman, Alex Miller, Tyler Fox, Matt Gilbert, Jake Ruehle, Devon Dohanos, Tyler Fredrick, Paavo Sammalisto, Reese Boehme, Zeth Stelmaszak, Bailey Byrd, Justin Maroszek, Bryce Davis, Mason Snyder and Anthony Weinrich as players committed to the Cherokee for the 2019-2020 season. Please check the Cherokee website for more player signings.
The Cherokee begin play in September. For more information on the Cherokee please visit our website at www.cherokeehockey.com<http://www.cherokeehockey.com>