With training camp set to start on Tuesday, the Checkers continue to add on their roster, signing Scott Wilson to an AHL contract and inviting Max Zimmer and Maxime Fortier to camp on PTOs.
Zimmer, 23, is heading into his second pro season after logging 34 points (18g, 16a) in 56 ECHL games for Greenville last season. The 2016 fourth-round pick made his pro debut with the Checkers in 2019-20 after the conclusion of his four-year career at Wisconsin.
Fortier, 23, has recorded 10 points (3g, 7a) in 48 AHL games and 25 points (12g, 13a) in 24 ECHL games over his three seasons as a pro. The winger split last season between Austria’s top league and the UK’s EIHL.
Both Zimmer and Fortier are on ECHL contracts with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits for this coming season.
The Checkers kick off training camp officially on Tuesday, ramping up for the season opener in Hershey on Oct. 16. A full training camp roster can be found on the here.