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Three new additions to the 2022-2023 season with the crew

The 2022-2023 season has started very positively for the crew. As part of the Franchise, the team signed contracts with three new athletes. The line-up included Forward David Cotton and two defensemen – Jimmy Schuldt and Eddie Wittchow. Let’s get to know each of the athletes in detail.

David Cotton is the most desirable forward in the AHL

He played last period with the Chicago Wolves. The Chicago Wolves were the Calder Cup champions. There Cotton sold seven goals and nine assists. In 55 regular season games, he scored 16 points.

Cotton’s career stats
Period Type Team Matches Points Goals Assists
2016-2017 NCAA Boston College 40 24 10 14
2017-2018 NCAA Boston College 37 28 9 19
2018-2019 NCAA Boston College 39 36 23 13
2019-2020 NCAA Boston College 32 39 15 24
2020-2021 AHL Chicago Wolves 26 21 14 7
2021-2022 AHL Chicago Wolves 55 16 7 9


In the AHL, he has been playing for the Chicago Wolves for two hockey seasons, having sold more than 80 games. The NHL Draft also became a triumph for him. The athlete was selected in the sixth round of the draft. In addition, he performed at Boston College for more than six seasons.

What is known about defenseman Jimmy Schuldt?

Already in his professional career, Jimmy made over 60 appearances for the Rochester Americans in 2021-2022. During this hockey season, he sold five goals and twelve assists. In total, these actions brought him a total of 17 points.

Team Season  Matches Goals Assists Points
Chicago Wolves 2019-2020 52 6 15 21
Henderson Silver Knights 2020-2021 38 6 8 14
Rochester Americans 2021-2022 61 5 12 17
Total 2019-2022 151 17 35 52


Moreover, Jimmy took part in the Calder Cup playoffs, where he converted a goal and three assists. In total, Schuldt played over 150 hockey games for the Rochester Americans, Henderson, and Chicago. For Vegas, he released an assist. The AHL brought him 52 points.

Eddie Wittchow – the third player to the Coachella Valley in 2022

The 29-year-old hockey athlete has already managed to make himself known in the AHL. Wittchou has scored one goal and converted five assists in almost 50 hockey games in the AHL. He played with the Hershey Bears, Springfield, and Florida teams.

Team Season  Matches Goals Assists Points
Hershey Bears 2019-2020 22 5 4 9
Hershey Bears 2020-2021 19 1 3 4
Hershey Bears 2021-2022 48 1 4 5


In total, for hockey games in Hershey Bears and Springfield, the athlete sold more than 25 assists and 15 goals. This gave him 37 points.