ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Oct. 17 - Former Erie Community College hockey goaltender Bryan Kalczynski has signed to play for the Cape Cod Bluefins of the Federal Hockey League, announced recently by Bluefins head coach/assistant general manager Dan Gordon. Kalczynski played in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons at ECC, leading the Kats to back-to-back NJCAA Tournament runner-up finishes. He earned NJCAA All-America honors following the 2009-10 campaign.
Kalczysnki, a Tonawanda, N.Y., native, joins the Bluefins following a record-setting career ECC and Worcester State. At ECC, he recorded 30 wins in two seasons and posted a 1.88 GAA with a .930 save percentage.
Following ECC, Kalczynski went to Worcester State where he set season and career records for goals-against average and save percentage. He was also a five-time Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Goaltender of the Week in his two seasons with the Lancers. He led Worcester State to its first postseason victory in 35 years in 2012.
The Bluefins will open their season Oct. 26 against the 1,000 Islands franchise in Watertown, N.Y.