Windsor Spitfires Grad Having Great Season in ECHL

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brad snetsinger bakersfield condors east coast hockey league echlAn updated article on this player is available here: Brad Snetsinger

Brad Snetsinger played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League from 2003-04 to 2007-08. Snetsinger began his OHL career with the Mississauga IceDogs, playing his first two seasons with the club. It wasn’t until he started the 2005-06 season with the Windsor Spitfires that his junior career began to blossom.

In his first year with Windsor, his 29 goals led the team. He repeated the goal total the following season and added 33 assists for 62 points to lead the Spitfires in all three offensive categories. In his final season in the Ontario Hockey League, Snetsinger scored 37 and added 52 assists for 89 points. This total tied him for 15th overall in the OHL. He was second on the team in points behind Josh Bailey’s 96 and ahead of Taylor Hall’s 84.

Undrafted, Brad was signed to a pro contract in December, 2007 with the New Jersey Devils. His first two seasons in pro hockey were spent between New Jersey’s AHL affiliate, the Lowell Devils, and their ECHL club, the Trenton Devils. In his first year, 2008-09, he contributed to the ECHL Devils at a point per game pace with 49 points in 49 games.

This season, 2010-11, saw Snetsinger start with the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL and after 26 games get traded to the Bakersfield Condors. Brad competed in the 2011 ECHL All-Star game, as did all the Bakersfield Condors. Including his points accumulated with the Grizzlies, Snetsinger is the current scoring leader on the Condors.

Brad Snetsinger was previously featured at OHL Alumni Central in a post listing the Windsor Spitfires Alumni that were active in pro hockey during the 2009-10 season.

Snetsinger is joined on the Bakersfield Condors by another Ontario Hockey League grad, Andrew Ianiero.

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