College grad gets tryout with Bulldogs

hamiltonbulldogsbackgroundThe Hamilton Bulldogs newest hopeful is expected to join the team in time for practice on Thursday (March 27).

The American Hockey League club has signed forward Nick Sorkin to a professional try out contract. He is scheduled to join the Bulldogs in San Antonio, Texas, where they will play the Rampage on Friday.

Sorkin recently completed his senior season with the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s University of New Hampshire Wildcats. In 41 games with UNH, the Rockville, Maryland native had 41 points (20 goals, 21 assists) and 14 penalty minutes. In 142 career regular season games with UNH over four seasons from 2010 to 2014, the 6’3”, 195-pound forward recorded 98 points (34-64) and 44 penalty minutes.

Before starting his collegiate career, Sorkin spent one season in the United States Hockey League. In 53 games split between the Waterloo Black Hawks and Sioux City Musketeers during the 2009-2010 season, the 22-year-old registered 34 points (eight goals, 26 assists) and 10 penalty minutes.

After completing a nine-game road trip, the Bulldogs return to FirstOntario Centre on Saturday, April 12th when they will host the Rochester Americans at 7:00 p.m.