Friday, March 12, 2010

Brahmas sign Berge

Former American claimed off of waivers; Gale on IR

The Texas Brahmas placed AJ Gale on the 14-day Injured Reserve today, retroactive back to March 10th. They also signed forward Mick Berge, who was placed on waivers by the Allen Americans on Tuesday.

Berge, 25, played 16 games with the Americans, tallying six points (2 G, 4 A, +3) and 10 penalty minutes. The 5', 10" native of Oklahoma City signed with the Americans on October 30th. He was oft-injured, serving three stints on the 14-day IR and a 30-day, rior to being waived.

Berge played four seasons of NCAA hockey with Minnesota State University - Mankato and three seasons of junior hockey with the Lincoln Stars (USHL). He went pro at the end of the 2008-09 season, playing eight regular season games with the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL), scoring three goals. In the playoffs, he played in five games, with a goal and an assist.

He is on the roster for tonight's game against the Mississippi RiverKings.

Photo Credit: Robert Keith

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