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Zach Pochiro of Las Vegas to ECHL Allen Americans for 2017-18


Friday, July 21, 2017

By Lee Samuels

Zach Pochiro of Las Vegas will be off to Texas to play pro hockey this season. Zach, 23, has signed with the ECHL Allen Americans, an affiliate of the NHL San Jose Sharks and the AHL San Jose Barracudas. The Americans play at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas.

Zach, a center, last played in Las Vegas for the 2009-10 AAA Nevada Stars at the Las Vegas Ice Center. He played the next season in the AAA L.A. Jr Kings organization.

He was an 18-goal scorer for the NAHL Wichita Falls Wildcats and then was a star player for the WHL Prince George Cougars for three seasons. He had 65 goals, 90 assists in his career with Prince George which led to getting signed by the NHL St. Louis Blues.

Last season Zach played for the ECHL Norfolk Admirals where he had 3 goals, 24 assists for 27 points.

He will report to the ECHL Allen Americans in late September.