Jan 19, 2017

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The Corpus Christi IceRays, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), have recalled defenseman Trevor Wilhelm from the St. Louis Jr. Blues of the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), the team announced today.

Wilhelm, 18, has appeared in 30 games with the Jr. Blues this season, recording 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points with 16 penalty minutes, a +16 rating and two power play goals. The St. Louis, Mizz., native earned Bauer Hockey Midwest Division Star of the Week for the week of October 18 after recording two goals and two assists for four points with a +5 rating and was named runner-up for NA3HL Defenseman of the Month for the month of December. He currently sits tied for seventh among NA3HL defensemen in goals and 16th in scoring.

The 5-foot-8, 170-pound defenseman earned a spot on the IceRays training camp roster following a strong showing at the 2016 IceRays Main Camp before returning to St. Louis. Wilhelm signed a tender contract with the IceRays for the 2017-18 season on Nov. 15, 2016, becoming the second player to join the 30-man protected list for next season.

Wilhelm will join the IceRays for this weekend’s games in Amarillo as an affiliate and will wear #7.

The IceRays open their final visit to the Amarillo Civic Center on Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:05 p.m. to take on the Amarillo Bulls. The IceRays return home to the American Bank Center on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7:05 p.m. to begin a two-game weekend set against the Odessa Jackalopes. Season memberships for the 2016-17 season are still available with full and partial season plans. Reserve yours by contacting the IceRays Front Office at 361-814-PUCK. In addition, stay connected with the IceRays on Facebook (/CorpusChristiIceRays), Twitter (@goicerays), YouTube (IceRays TV), Instagram (CorpusChristiIceRays), Snapchat (@goicerays), and Periscope (@goicerays).