Maine forward Josh Soares of Hamilton signs tryout deal with AHL team

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Soares, 25, played in all 40 of Maine's games and completed his collegiate career when the Black Bears lost to Michigan State in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinals. The five-foot-11, 202-pound forward led the Black Bears in points (45) and goals (20), while leading Hockey East with nine power-play goals and being named to the Hockey East all-star second team.

Soares amassed 112 points (49-63) in 132 career games at Maine.

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