Eagles alumnus and former Captain Connor Wilson (2012-15) signed a professional contract with the Mulhouse Scorpions of the French Synerglace Ligue Magnus.
Connor just finished his Senior year at University of Massachusetts-Lowell and he was a Co-Captain.
UMass Lowell Story:
LOWELL, Mass. — Six former River Hawks, including four graduating seniors on the UMass Lowell Hockey team have signed professional contracts, including most recently signed defenseman Avni Berisha (Lake Ariel, Pa.) and co-captain forward Connor Wilson (Calgary, Alta.) with the Mulhouse Scorpions of the French Synerglace Ligue Magnus.
Berisha and Wilson will play for former River Hawk forward and two-time captain Yorick Treille (Class of 2002), as Head Coach of the Scorpions.
Wilson posted 15 points (7g,8a) in 36 games, while Berisha played in a career-high 34 contests with four assists.
Senior forwards Ryan Dmowski (East Lyme, Conn.) and Nick Master (Broomall, Pa.) signed contracts with the Hartford Wolfpack (AHL) and the Maine Mariners (ECHL), respectively, at the conclusion of the 2018-19 campaign.
Dmowski totaled a career-high 23 points and 14 goals in 37 contests in his senior season. His six game-winning goals were tied for second in the nation. He finished his River Hawk career with 67 points (37g,30a) in 132 games. Dmowski signed with the Wolfpack on March 21st and scored his first professional goal on April 13th for Hartford in the 3-2 loss to Lehigh Valley.
Master registered 16 points (6g,10a) in 37 games in his final season, and recorded 68 points (21g,47a) in 150 career contests for UMass Lowell. He also signed a contract with the Mariners on March 21st and potted his first professional goal nine days later in the 4-2 loss to Adirondack.
Junior co-captain Ryan Lohin (Chadds Ford, Pa.) and junior alternate captain Mattias Goransson (Slottsbron, Sweden) chose to forego their final season in Lowell to sign with the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and Leksands IF in the Swedish Hockey League, respectively.
Lohin led the River Hawks’ roster in scoring, for the second consecutive season, with 27 points (12g,15a) in 33 games. He ended his UMass Lowell career with 81 points (33g,48a) in 110 career contests. Lohin was drafted by the Lightning with the 208th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Goransson amassed 20 points (4g,16a) in 37 games and finished his career with 56 points (13g,43a) in 109 contests.