Thursday, June 22, 2006

Robinson back for seventh season with Fury

Muskegon’s second all-time leading scorer Todd Robinson has come to contract terms and will return for his seventh year of duty with the Fury this fall.

In 2005-06, the Trail B.C., native tallied 84 points on 21 goals and 63 assists with 68 penalty minutes and a solid +9 rating. Robinson’s 63 helpers ranked as sixth-most in the league while his points-per-game average of 1.50 was third-best behind teammates Jeff Nelson (1.63) and Robin Bouchard (1.58).

“We want to keep our team in a top contending role for this next season in our bid to return the league title back to Muskegon," Muskegon head coach Todd Nelson said. "The return of Todd Robinson certainly represents only our first major step forward in signaling what we want accomplish in the 2006-07 season. Todd has earned the outstanding reputation of being one of the premiere, clutch players in all of Fury history, and for that matter, the entire the UHL. He is a proven winner who has been a major force and factor in our last three championships and having his presence in our lineup markedly increases our offensive production. He has a very competitive spirit that makes him want to win every night, every game. Throughout his Fury career, his playoff numbers have validated his unwavering will to win.”

For his overall seven-year pro career, the 28-year-old Robinson has recorded 624 points (173-451) with 340 PIM and a points-per-game average of 1.30. He has a 22-77-99 line in the playoffs as well. In Robinson's first seven seasons as a pro, he has averaged 89 points per season.


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