Wingels Assigned to Worcester
22-year-old made NHL debut with San Jose on October 8
Wingels, 22, made his NHL debut with San Jose on Oct. 8 against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Stockholm, Sweden.
Wingels spent the last three seasons with Miami University (Ohio) amassing 99 points (43-56=99) in 127 games played. He helped Miami to consecutive Frozen Four appearances in the last two seasons, including the championship game in 2008-09.
Last season, Wingels was named captain and finished second on the team in goals (17), fourth in points (17-26=43) and second in game-winning goals (5). His 43 points were tied for 33rd among all NCAA scorers. Following the season, he was named to the 2009-10 CCHA All-Conference Second Team and named CCHA’s “Best Defensive Forward”.
The 6-foot, 195-pound native of Evanston, IL was selected by San Jose in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.