The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the St. John’s IceCaps, are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with Norm Ezekiel and Joey Sides on American Hockey League contracts. As per club policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.
Ezekiel, 21, played in 66 games with the Barrie Colts of the OHL last season. In that span, the Innisfil, ON native recorded nine points (5G, 4A) and 123 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 13 post-season games with the club for three points (1G, 2A) and 29 penalty minutes.
Sides, 26, played in 29 games with the Colorado Eagles of the ECHL last season. In that time, the left-handed forward recorded 29 points (15G, 14A) and 45 penalty minutes. He started the season in 29 games with the Heerenveen Flyers (Hlnd) where he racked up 49 points (19G, 30A) along with 125 penalty minutes. The Sun Valley, ID native earned a recall from the IceCaps on Apr. 13/12 yet did not appear in a game with the club.