Thunder sign Union alum Sebastian Vidmar

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GLENS FALLS, NY – The Adirondack Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils and Utica Comets, announced today that they have signed forward Sebastian Vidmar to a standard player contract for the 2021-22 season.

Vidmar joins the Thunder following a season overseas in his home country of Sweden. The 27-year-old skated in five games with Trelleborgs IF (5 goals, 4 assists) and 26 games with Vimmerby HC (9 goals, 9 assists). 

From 2015 until 2019, Vidmar attended Union College located in nearby Schenectady, New York. The 6-foot-3. 203-pound winger notched 103 points (40 goals, 63 assists) in 137 games played. While at Union, Vidmar was teammates with current Thunder goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos for two seasons.

Before his time at Union College, Vidmar found success in the North American Hockey League with the Lone Star Brahmas. In 100 games, Vidmar netted 40 goals and added 61 assists. Vidmar also saw a stint in the United States Hockey League with the Youngstown Phantoms and the Chicago Steel.

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