IceCaps sign seven to AHL deals

The St. John’s IceCaps announced today they have signed seven players to American Hockey League contracts.

The players who signed AHL contracts include goaltender Mark Dekanich; defensemen Derek Meech and Paul Postma; and forwards Aaron Gagnon, Maxime Macenauer, Spencer Machacek and Ben Maxwell.

Training camp for the IceCaps opens on Oct. 1 in Corner Brook, N.L. The club will play exhibition games against the Syracuse Crunch in Corner Brook on Oct. 4, Stephenville on Oct. 5 and Clarenville on Oct. 7.

The regular season opens for the IceCaps on Saturday, Oct. 13, when they take on the Springfield Falcons at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass.