ST. JOHN’S, NL (July 30, 2019) – The Newfoundland Growlers, Proud affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have re-signed forward Todd Skirving to a one-year, ECHL contract.
Skirving, 27, appeared in 26 games last season with the Newfoundland Growlers where he picked up 7 points (3 goals, 4 assists) and recorded 4 penalty minutes. In the Kelly Cup Playoffs, the Thunder Bay, Ontario native skated in 5 games
"I am grateful for the opportunity to return to Newfoundland. To wear the Growler logo is an honour and a privilege. Last years season was remarkable for not only the organization but the people of St. John’s and the entire province." Said Todd Skirving, forward for the Newfoundland Growlers. "I am excited for the new challenges this upcoming season. The cup is ours to lose now. Our ultimate goal will not change. We want another Kelly Cup."
The 6'2" forward joined the Growlers on an ECHL contract prior to the 2018-19 Inaugural season after splitting time between the Atlanta Gladiators, Utah Grizzlies and the Orlando Solar Bears in 2017-18 where he combined for 15 points (7 goals and 8 assists) in 44 games.
Todd immediately became a fan favourite with the Growlers last season for his dedication off the ice and was a leader in numerous Growlers community initiatives such as impromptu visits to the Ronald McDonald House, numerous school visits and other community programming. For his efforts, he was awarded the 2018-19 Equinor Community Player of the Year Award.
2019-20 Season Tickets
Newfoundland Growlers 2019-20 season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.mileonecentre.com, in person at the Mile One Centre Box Office or by phone at 576-7657.
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