ECHL: Icemen Ink Iacopelli With First Off-Season Signing

The ECHL’s Jacksonville Icemen made their first offseason move by re-signing forward Matheson Iacopelli. On Tuesday, the team announced that they had agreed to terms with Iacopelli, marking his return to the team’s line-up next season. Iacopelli was a late addition to the team last year, joining the roster on March 14th in a trade with the Kalamazoo Wings. He quickly became an impact player in the Icemen lineup, contributing four goals and four assists on the late-season run the team put together during the playoff chase. During the Icemen’s postseason play, he collected an additional four goals.

Before suiting up with the Icemen, Iacopelli played in 46 games in Kalamazoo, registering 29 points. Prior to his time with the Wings, the forward saw playing time with the Indy Fuel and Manchester Monarchs. All-in-all, Iacopelli has amassed 191 games of ECHL experience, collecting 123 points in the league over the span of his career. A member of the Rockford IceHogs from 2016-2019, Iacopelli also possesses 85 games of AHL experience.

For a complete profile of Matheson Iacopelli, check out the Icemen Player Spotlight.
Iacopelli and the Icemen will be back in action Saturday, October 21st, for the season opener against the Florida Everblades.

Andrew Willis

Andrew Willis is a freelance hockey reporter covering the ECHL's Jacksonville Icemen for Inside The Rink and the Vancouver Canucks for The Canuck Way. His work has been featured on Hockey of Tomorrow and The Daily Faceoff, and can be found on Twitter/X @FromTheDrewLine.

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