Crunch sign McNeill to AHL deal

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The Syracuse Crunch have signed defenseman Reid McNeill to an AHL contract for the 2017-18 season.

McNeill, 25, appeared in 61 AHL games between Chicago and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season, totaling three goals, seven assists and a plus-16 rating.

The 6-foot-2, 215-pound blueliner has put up six goals and 27 assists for 33 points and a plus-43 rating in 237 career AHL games with the Wolves and Penguins.

McNeill was originally selected in the sixth round, 170th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2010 NHL Draft.