Grand Rapids' Stejskal Signs in ECHL

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Credit: Montreal Canadiens

Grand Rapids' Stejskal Signs in ECHL

August 6, 2014 Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 5:31 PM CST

Duluth, GA (NNCNOW.com) --- Grand Rapids, Minn. native Joe Stejskal has signed a contract with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) for the 2014-15 season, the team announced on Wednesday.

Stejskal was a fifth-round selection of Montreal in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and he's set to enter his fourth season of professional hockey.

In the 2013-14 season with Florida of the ECHL, Stejskal totaled three goals and 16 assists to go along with a plus-six rating over 65 games.

Gwinnett is the ECHL affiliate of both the Phoenix Coyotes in the NHL and the Portland Pirates in the American Hockey League (AHL).

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