MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Monarchs, the primary affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have signed defenseman Jordan Hill to a professional tryout agreement, Monarchs Director of Hockey Operations Hubie McDonough announced today.
Hill, 21, was held off the scoreboard in five games with the Monarchs earlier this season. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound native of Sarnia, Ontario has played 14 games with the ECHL's Ontario Reign and registered one assist and 19 penalty minutes. Hill made his professional debut with the AHL’s Manitoba Moose against Hamilton on April 4, 2010. Hill registered zero points and two penalty minutes in two games with the Moose last season. Prior to turning pro, he split the 2009-10 season between the Ontario Hockey League’s Sarnia Sting and Saginaw Spirit. Hill recorded 19 points (4-15=19) and 55 penalty minutes in 41 games with the Sting and also picked up 19 points (3-16=19) and 18 penalty minutes in 28 games with the Spirit.