Amerks sign MacWilliam to AHL deal

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The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed defenseman Andrew MacWilliam to a one-year American Hockey League contract.

MacWilliam, 27, spent the 2016-17 campaign with the Albany Devils, recording five assists and 100 penalty minutes in 63 games. A native of Calgary, Alberta, MacWilliam has totaled four goals and 32 assists for 36 points in 252 career AHL appearances with Albany, Manitoba and Toronto. He also has two assists in 13 Calder Cup Playoff contests.

A seventh-round pick by Toronto in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, MacWilliam has recorded two assists in 12 career NHL games with the Maple Leafs.