WORCESTER RAILERS HC SIGN DEFENSEMAN NOAH DELMAS FOR 2022-23 SEASON
Delmas tallied 99 points at Niagara University before turning pro
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders), and General Manager and Head Coach Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman announced today that the club has signed defenseman Noah Delmas to an ECHL contract for the 2022-23 season.
Delmas, 26, enters his third professional season after splitting last year with the Kansas City Mavericks tallying nine points (2G, 7A) in 32 games before heading overseas on February 25th to join the Manchester Storm of the EIHL where he totaled four points (2G, 2A) in 18 games. The 6-foot-1, 195lb defenseman played his first pro season with Kansas City during the 2020-21 campaign registering four points (1G, 3A) in 35 games.
Prior to pro hockey the right-handed shot defender played four seasons at Niagara University from 2016-20 accumulating 99 points (20G, 79A) in 146 games and served as team captain his senior season as well as an alternate captain as a junior. During his junior year in 2018-19 he finished fourth among all defensemen in the nation in goals (15) and points (40) while leading Niagara with 25 assists.
The Newmarket, ON native has been invited to multiple NHL Development Camps over the past few years including the Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes.
“Noah is a highly talented responsible defenseman with tons of potential offensively,” Lavallee-Smotherman said. “He has been on my radar since the free agency period began and I am extremely excited we managed to make him a Railer. He is driven and highly motivated to take his game to the next level and I can’t wait to help him do just that. He is exactly the kind of player we are looking for here in Worcester, ambitious, eager to learn, and ready to prove something.”
The Railers have announced four players officially signed for the 2022-23 season as Noah Delmas joins Nolan Vesey, Myles McGurty, and Liam Coughlin as the four signees. More announcements are expected over the next few weeks.
The Worcester Railers HC 2022-23 opening weekend at the DCU Center is Saturday, October 22nd and October 23rd vs. the Adirondack Thunder. Season memberships for the 2022-23 season and group packages are on sale now by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by visiting RailersHC.com.