Barry Almeida (F)
The 28-year-old Almeida played for two European teams last season, the Coventry Blaze of the European Ice Hockey League (EIHL) and the HC Gardena of the Alps Hockey League (ALPSHL). The 5-foot-8, 180lb forward from Springfield, MA. is entering his 6th professional season. Barry was a member of the 2013 Reading Royals Kelly Cup Championship team and appeared in 15 playoff games, recording six points (4-2-6). He has a career total of 186 games played in the ECHL (67-71-138, 123 PIM), with a career high of 29 goals with the Utah Grizzlies in 2015-16. Before turning pro, Almeida played four seasons with the Boston College Eagles, winning two national championships in 2010 and 2012. He was a USHL Clark Cup Champion with the Omaha Lancers in 2008.