Falcons sign UMASS netminder

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League announced March 21 that they signed goaltender Paul Dainton and forward Wade MacLeod to Amateur Tryout Agreements (ATO).

Dainton recently concluded his senior season at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he appeared in 32 games posting a record of 6-18-5 with a 3.06 goals against average and 0.908 save percentage.

In four seasons with the Minutemen, he played in 123 games earning a record of 69-61-12 with a 2.78 goals against average and 0.908 save percentage.

MacLeod also recently completed his collegiate career spending the previous four seasons with the Northeastern University Huskies.

The 5-foot-11, 185-pound native of Coquitlam, British Columbia, led the Huskies in scoring three straight years from 2008-2011.

He set career highs this past campaign in goals (22), assists (23), and points (45) in 38 games. In 149 career games at Northeastern, he registered 61 goals and 76 assists, good for 137 points.


On March 17, the Falcons signed forward Aaron Bogosian to an ATO.

The 6-foot, 190-pound native of Massena, N.Y., recently completed his senior season at St. Lawrence University where he was team captain and posted a career high of 14 goals, 14 assists and 28 points in 35 games.

Bogosian spent four seasons at St. Lawrence where he totaled 33 goals and 46 assists for 79 points in 142 career games.

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