The Greenville Grrrowl of the ECHL, proud affiliates of the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers, have announced that forward ADAM NIGHTINGALE has signed a professional contract. Nightingale played his first pro game Tuesday, helping the Grrrowl to a 2-0 win at South Carolina.
Nightingale comes to Greenville after recently completing his senior season with Michigan State University, where he played with current Grrrowl forward BROCK RADUNSKE in 2003-04. Nightingale spent two seasons at Lake Superior State University before transferring to Michigan State.
The 6-0, 170-pound native of Cheboygan sat out the 2002-03 season after transferring from Lake Superior State. He played in 33 games for LSSU in 2001-02 and was the team's third-leading scorer with six goals and 15 points.