Monday, July 23, 2018

Special to Vegas Hockey

Goal scorer Joe Sullivan, 24, of Las Vegas – a captain with St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York last winter – has signed with the ECHL Manchester Monarchs who are an affiliate of the NHL Los Angeles Kings.

Doug Christiansen, GM and Head Coach, of the Manchester Monarchs, made the announcement today.

Joe will be with former Las Vegas teammate Cory Ward who just re-signed with the Monarchs. Joe and Cory skated on the 2009-10 AAA Nevada Stars 16u team which played at the Las Vegas Ice Center on Flamingo Avenue.

In Joe’s four seasons at St. Lawrence he was a team leader who had a total of 36 goals, 36 assists.

After playing in hometown Las Vegas in tier hockey in 2010 Joe played for the NAHL Aberdeen Wings – Cory Ward was a teammate in Aberdeen too – then Joe skated with the Wenatchee Wild and the Clark Cup Champions USHL Indiana Ice.

His older brother Mike was a top Las Vegas player as well.

Joe is listed at 5’10, 180. His first game for Manchester will on the road against the Brampton Beast in Canada on October 13.