INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Kansas City Mavericks have added forward Josh Erickson to the roster, announced Wednesday morning.
Erickson, 24, comes to the Mavericks from the Knoxville Ice Bears of the SPHL, where he has posted eight goals and three assists in 13 games while racking up 44 penalty minutes and a plus-5 rating in his first professional season.
The Roseau, Minnesota native played college hockey at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks from 2013-14 through 2016-17, serving as an alternate captain during his senior campaign. He posted career totals of 12 goals and 13 assists with 267 penalty minutes in 124 games with the Nanooks.
The 5-foot-10, 181-pound left-hand shot played in two seasons with the USHL’s Sioux City Musketeers, tallying 10 goals and 10 assists with 236 penalty minutes in 89 games.
The Mavericks take on the Wichita Thunder tonight in the sixth game of the 2017-18 Independence Cup series. Kansas City has won the last two meetings between the teams.
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