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Matt Johnson ECHL Bound

GREENVILLE, SC – Another member of the Amarillo Bulls Alumni will hit the ice in the professional ranks starting this weekend.

          The Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL announced they have signed former Amarillo Bulls forward Matt Johnson.

Johnson, 24, completed a three-year career at Lake Superior State University in March, recording four assists and 23 penalty minutes in 27 games earlier this season. Overall, the Clinton Township, Michigan native notched 18 points (4g, 14a) and 93 penalty minutes in 93 contests. He played two seasons at Lake Superior State with Swamp Rabbits forward Andrew Dommett from 2013-15.

Prior to his college career, Johnson spent three seasons at the junior level with the Albert Lee Thunder and Amarillo Bulls of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). He set career highs in goals (21), assists (28), points (49) and plus-minus (+18) with Amarillo during the 2010-11 campaign and served as co-captain the following season. Overall, the 6’1, 204-pound forward earned 108 points (42g, 66a), 147 penalty minutes and a +22 rating in 159 NAHL games.

The Amarillo Bulls are in action this weekend visiting the Topeka RoadRunners at Kansas Expo Center Landon Arena. Pregame coverage begins 20 minutes before the puck is dropped with the Wayland Baptist University Warm Up Show on Friday and Saturday night. Amarillo Bulls Hockey follows shortly after 7 pm.

Now is the time to get involved and purchase or renew your 2016-17 Season Tickets with the Amarillo Bulls. There are great pricing options available to fit all budgets. Fans can also take advantage of the payment plans that make it even easier on your budget. For further information please call the Bulls Office at 806-242-1122.