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Coventry Blaze Ice Hockey team sign American Ginand

Coventry Blaze Ice Hockey Club have confirmed they have signed the American forward Ryan Ginand for the 2013/14 Elite League season.

The 27-year-old from Massachusetts split his time last season with Orlando Solar Bears and Gwinnett Gladiators in the ECHL as well as being called up for seven games in the American Hockey League by Houston Aeros.

Ginand has registered 127 points (50 goals and 77 assists) in 143 games in the ECHL - playing in the All-Star game in 2010/11.