Bears Sign Matthew Weis To AHL Contract


Photo: Fort Wayne Komets

The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed forward Matthew Weis to an American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.

The addition of the veteran forward is the second this week. On Tuesday the Bears announced that former Penn State Nittany Lion Casey Bailey was signed to a Professional Tryout (PTO) Agreement.

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Weis, 24, made his professional hockey debut with the Chicago Wolves on Oct. 14, 2018 against the Milwaukee Admirals. The rookie forward finished the 2018-19 campaign with 11 points (three goals, eight assists) in 60 games with the Wolves, and added four points (two goals, two assists) in 22 Calder Cup Playoff games. Weis also produced seven points (two goals, five assists) in a brief, six game stint with the ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets. Prior to turning pro, the Madison, New Jersey native spent four seasons playing collegiate for Ohio State. Listed at 5-11, Weis totaled 122 points (40 goals, 82 assists) in 136 NCAA games from 2014-2018. He spent three seasons in the USHL from 2011-2014 and helped the Green Bay Gamblers to a Clark Cup in 2012.

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In 2014-15 Weis made his collegiate debut with Ohio State and was named to the Big Ten All-Rookie Team.

He finished a four-year collegiate career ranking second on Ohio State with 25 assists and third with 37 points in 37 Big Ten games while earning his third Ohio State Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten Honorable Mention.  The skater scored the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Michigan to send the Buckeyes into the Big Ten championship.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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