ECHL: Zack Andrusiak Heading Overseas

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Forward Zach Andrusiak is heading over to Slovakia after spending the past five seasons in the ECHL. Over the course of his five years in the ECHL, the majority of his time was spent with the Cincinnati Cyclones, where he spent three seasons playing in 154 regular season games while putting up 83 goals and 97 assists for 180 points. Andrusiak currently has 106 goals and 130 assists for 236 points in 271 regular season games. He added six goals and five assists for 11 points in 18 career Kelly Cup Playoff Games. Prior to joining the Cyclones, he spent time with the Idaho Steelheads, Orlando Solar Bears, and Fort Wayne Komets. The 25-year-old forward is fifth all-time in franchise goals for the Cyclones. Andrusiak has also played in a total of six AHL games during his career with the Tuscon Roadrunners, Manitoba Moose, and Calgary Wranglers. The Saskatchewan native was part of a deadline day deal, which saw him get dealt from Cincinnati to the Florida Everblades before being dealt again to Fort Wayne for the Kelly Cup OT hero Matt Wedman.

Prior to turning pro, Andrusiak spent four seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Tri-City Americans, Prince Albert Raiders, and Seattle Thunderbirds, where he scored 80 goals and 69 assists for 149 points in 202 games, including a WHL Championship in 2017. He is the third member of the Cyclones and Komets to take the overseas route, joining Olaf Lindbolm, Noah Kane, Ture Linden, and Tyler Parks.

Armand Klisivitch

Inside The Rink ECHL Manager | Senior Editor Credentialed Reporter for the Adirondack Thunder & Worcester Railers.

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