Thunder Acquires Jacobs From Toledo

Monday, July 16 2018 11:57 AM
Wichita, KS (July 16th) - The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, AHL's Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, announced today that the team has acquired forward Colin Jacobs from the Toledo Walleye in exchange for forward Daniel Leavens and signed him to a contract for the 2018-19 season.

Jacobs, 25, split last season between the Atlanta Gladiators and Toledo. He registered 22 points (9g, 13a) in 39 games with the Gladiators before being sent to the Walleye in late February. Jacobs closed the year with nine points (5g, 4a) in 16 games and collected a goal and an assist in five playoff games for Toledo.

A native of Coppell, Texas, the 6-foot-2, 215-pound forward is a former fourth round draft pick of the Buffalo Sabres in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Jacobs turned pro in 2012-13, joining the American Hockey League's Rochester Americans. He split time in 2013-14 between the Americans and the ECHL's Elmira Jackals. Jacobs brings a combined 236 games as a pro to the Air Capital.

Prior to turning pro, Jacobs played a four-year career in the Western Hockey League for the Seattle Thunderbirds and the Prince George Cougars. He racked up 142 points (69g, 73a) in 252 games to go along with 332 penalty minutes.

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