Providence Signs Southorn to PTO

Providence, RI - The Providence Bruins, in their 20th season in the American Hockey League, announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jordon Southorn to a Professional Tryout Agreement.

A native of Montréal, PQ, Southorn made his professional debut with the Trenton Titans (ECHL) in 2010-11. In 19 games with the Titans this season, the blue liner has recorded 3+7=10 totals and 11 penalty minutes.

Southorn is a four-year product of the Prince Edward Island Rocket of the QMJHL. In his final junior season in 2009-10, Southorn finished third among defensemen in points with 23. The 6'3", 200 lb. defenseman led the Rocket blue liners in scoring in 2008-09 with a career-high 35 assists and 41 points. The 21 year-old finished his junior career with 27 goals and 78 assists for 105 points in 258 regular season games.

The defenseman was selected 104th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Providence takes on the Whale at The Dunk on Sunday to wrap up the weekend with Stadium Cup Night at 4:05 p.m. The stadium cups are free to the first 1,000 fans. To purchase our special tickets offers or for more information, call the Providence Bruins ticket office at (401) 273-5000 or log on to the team website at www.providencebruins.com.