WICHITA, Kan. – Capitalizing on a career year in a Thunder sweater, defenseman Travis Brown is moving up, but will still have ECHL roots in Wichita.
Today, the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League announced they have signed Brown to a two-way deal. Brown will attend Rampage training camp and if he plays in the ECHL at all next season, it will be with the Wichita Thunder.
The 24-year-old native of Winnipeg, Manitoba put up career-highs across the board in 2017-18; scoring ten goals, collecting 26 assists and 36 points. In the Thunder’s playoff series against the Colorado Eagles, Brown scored a goal and added two assists in six games.
“I’m extremely grateful to be joining the St. Louis Blues and San Antonio Rampage organizations,” commented Brown. “I give thanks to Head Coach Malcolm Cameron and the Wichita Thunder for providing me with the opportunity to play in all situations to grow my game this past year. I’m excited for to get things going for the upcoming season.”
For his career, Brown has played in four AHL games, collecting just one goal and four penalty minutes. In the ECHL, he has played in 158 contests, scoring 21 goals, and adding 51 assists (72 points).
Brown joins player/assistant Pierre Cedric Labrie, Ralph Cuddemi, Matt Schmalz, and Lane Bauer as those on the 2018-19 Thunder preseason roster.
Stay caught up on all the signings and transactions from across the ECHL with our 2018 Transactions page. You can check that out, here: https://thesinbin.net/2018-echl-transactions/.