David Vallorani Signs With The Hershey Bears

DC Sports Nexus ---- Sunday, July 15, 2012

According to David Vallorani, he has signed with the Hershey Bears for the 2012-13 season.  Vallorani confirmed the news with me via Twitter.

Vallorani will join Washington Capitals Development Camp mates Barry Almeida, David Civitarese, Cameron Schilling and T.J.Syner who already have contracts for next season at Hershey.  The Umass-Lowell player was one of the most impressive forwards in camp where he scored 4 goals in the weekly scrimmages, the most out of anyone at camp.

Listed somewhere around 5'8" Vallorani had to fight extra-hard to prove he was contract-worthy.  His speed along with his nose for getting the puck on goal helped him to earn that contract with the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals.

You can read more about Vallorani's impressive camp here and you can congratulate him and follow him on Twitter @Val_5710.

Update 7/16:  The Bears also signed defenseman Scott Wietecha from camp.

Notes:  David Vallorani played four seasons at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell where he finished 5th on the team in scoring in 2011-12 with 29 points.  The senior was a shooting machine, leading the team in shots on goal with 119.  Vallorani went undrafted and was invited to Caps D-Camp as a free agent.

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