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Boardwalk Bullies Sign Center Spadafora
Former Everblades and Titans Player Adds Playoff Experience

Wednesday, August 28, 2002

By Mary Rose Faustman
Atlantic City Bullies Correspondent

The Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies of the East Coast Hockey League signed free agent center Paul Spadafora, it was announced today by Bullies Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Mike Haviland. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Last season, the 23-year old from Hamilton, Ontario, played 52 games with the Florida Everblades, recording 27 points on nine goals and 18 assists. In six playoff games with the 'Blades, Spadafora contributed five points on two goals and three assists and racked up 26 penalty minutes.

In 2001-02, the 6-0, 195-pound forward, earned 47 points (14G,33A) in 66 games with the Trenton Titans, and one goal in two games with the American Hockey League's Lowell Lock Monsters.

"We are excited to have a two-way centerman like Paul sign with the Boardwalk Bullies," commented Haviland. "He brings playoff experience and veteran leadership to a young franchise."

The 2002 Kelly Cup Playoffs Northeast Division Champion Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies play at Boardwalk Hall. Season tickets for the 2002-03 regular season are on sale by calling (609) 348-PUCK. For more information on South Jersey's newest professional sports franchise, visit

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