Snakes Welcome Pair Of Newcomers
The Columbus Cottonmouths have signed their first newcomers for the 2010-11 season, welcoming forward Matt Kinnunen and defenseman Nicholas Kuqali for their professional hockey debuts.
Kinnunen comes to the Snakes after three seasons (2007-10) with the Melville Millionaires of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, where he played alongside 2009-10 Snakes center Levi Lind for two seasons. A center from Calgary, Alberta, Kinnunen collected 108 points and 249 penalty minutes in 159 games.
Kuqali hails from Pittsburgh, PA, and joins the Cottonmouths after four seasons with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The 6-foot-3 defenseman registered 18 points in 104 games.
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