Crunch ink Mormina for 2015-16

The Syracuse Crunch have signed defenseman Joey Mormina to an American Hockey League contract for the 2015-16 season.

Mormina, 33, appeared in 54 games with the Crunch during the 2014-15 season, notching 19 points (four goals, 15 assists) along with 70 penalty minutes.

During 620 career AHL games with Manchester, Albany, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Adirondack and Syracuse, the Montreal, Que., native has tallied 31 goals and 114 assists for 145 points, along with a plus-38 rating and 777 penalty minutes.

Mormina has also skated in 69 Calder Cup Playoff games, notching two goals and eight assists.

He has skated in one career NHL contest, making his debut with the Carolina Hurricanes on Feb. 14, 2008, against Pittsburgh.

Mormina was selected in the sixth round, 193rd overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.