Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that Andrei Mitrofanov and Kobe Pane have signed tenders for the 2019-20 season!
Mitrofanov, 17, is in his first season playing for the Alaska Oilers U16 team in the NAPHL. The 6’3/170 lbs. native of Moskva, Russia, had a productive 2018-19 regular season for the regular season champion Oilers as he recorded 27 points (5 goals, 22 assists) in 17 games played.
Pane, 16, is in his second season for the Tier 1 Anaheim Ducks U16 team. Pane is a defenseman and has 4 goals and 13 assists in 30 games played this season. He also played 1 game for the Central Illinois Flying Aces of the USHL where he did not record any points.
Welcome to the family Andrei and Kobe, we look forward to seeing you in Springfield next season!