Amerks sign Goers, Krause

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The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed defenseman Barry Goers and forward Adam Krause to one-year American Hockey League contracts.

Goers concluded his seventh pro season in 2016-17 with AHL career highs in goals (four), assists (eight), points (12) and plus/minus (+16) in 37 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

A native of Ivyland, Pa., Goers has totaled seven goals and 31 assists for 38 points with a plus-23 rating in 167 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Lake Erie and Bridgeport.

Goers, 31, played four seasons at UMass-Lowell before turning pro.

Krause recorded three goals and four assists for seven points in 14 AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season, and added nine goals and 15 assists for 24 points in 26 ECHL games with Wheeling.

A native of Hermantown, Minn., Krause has appeared in 29 career AHL games over two pro seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, compiling four goals and seven assists for 11 points.

Krause, 25, played four years at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.