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UAF captain Beck signs with AHL St. John's

Doyle Woody,Adn Staff

The AHL's St. John's IceCaps today announced they have signed UAF senior captain and left winger Colton Beck to an amateur tryout agreement.

Beck, 23, of Langley, B.C., earned 14-25--39 totals in 37 games this season. He teamed with Nanooks leading scorer Cody Kuynk, a center, and freshman winger Marcus Basara to form a lethal line.

Beck late in the season worked his way into the Century Club -- in 146 career games, he notched 42-59--101 totals.

As for St. John's, there's some Alaska connections: The IceCaps' head coach is former Alaska Aces captain and head coach Keith McCambridge, and one of the club's forwards is former UAA winger Josh Lunden.


By DOYLE WOODY, adn.com
Anchorage