Duffy turns pro

Updated 5 years ago

MATT DUFFY IS NOW A PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY PLAYER. THE UMAINE SENIOR FROM WINDHAM HEADED TO ROCHESTER THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BE WITH THE TEAM TONIGHT WHEN THEY PLAY THEIR AHL GAME AGAINST MANATOBA.DUFFY IS ONE OF THE FOUR SENIORS ON THIS YEARS UMAINE TEAM AND THE FIRST TO SIGN A CONTRACT.THE PLAN IS FOR DUFFY TO PRACTICE WITH THE TEAM TOMORROW AND PLAY IN THE GAME AGAINST SYRACUSE ON FRIDAY.ROCHESTER HAS 10 GAMES LEFT IN THE SEASON AND WON’T MAKE THE PLAYOFFS.THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE FLORIDA PANTHERS COULD THEN SEND HIM TO THEIR EAST COAST LEAGUE TEAM WHEN THE AHL SEASON ENDS AND HAVE HIM PLAY IN THEIR PLAYOFFS.DUFFY IS ALSO ARRANGING TO FINISH HIS SCHOOLING SO THAT HE CAN GRADUATE FROM UMAINE IN MAY.


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