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Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs sign two former CNY college players

The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced on Thursday they have signed two former Central New York college standouts. Jesse Anderson and Tyson Kirkby were playing for the Binghamton Black Bears of the Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL) before being signed by the Rail Yard Dawgs.

Anderson is listed as a forward and defenseman and will begin his second stint with Roanoke – having already played 28 games for the team in 2021-22. The 27-year-old played three seasons for the Morrisville Mustangs from 2018 – 2022. He joins Morrisville alums forward CJ Stubbs and assistant coach Nick DeVito in Roanoke.

In 36 games played for Binghamton this season, Anderson was over a point per game with 7 goals, 31 assists, 39 PIM, and was a +16.

The Utica Comets are getting the band back together

Forward Tyson Kirkby played three seasons for the Oswego St. Lakers and turned professional in 2022. He was having an outstanding season with the Black Bears before signing with Roanoke, totaling 22 goals, 28 assists, 56 PIM, and was a +22. The 26 year old joins head coach Dan Bremmer, forwards Josh Nenadal and Alex DiCarlo as Rail Yard Dawgs who also represented Oswego hunter green and golden yellow.

For more information about Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs hockey, visit https://railyarddawgs.com.

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