Comets sign Camper to AHL deal

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The Utica Comets have signed forward Carter Camper to a one-year AHL contract.

Camper, a ninth-year pro, spent the 2018-19 season with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins, recording 17 goals and 33 assists for 50 points in 67 games. He also tallied three assists in five postseason contests.

A native of Rocky River, Ohio, Camper has aplyed 510 career AHL games with Grand Rapids, Cleveland, Tucson, Albany, Hershey, Binghamton, Springfield and Providence, totaling 104 goals and 276 assists for 380 points. He was an AHL All-Star as a rookie in 2012, and reached the Calder Cup Finals with Hershey in 2016.

Camper has appeared in three career NHL games (with Boston), recording one goal.