MILTON, Mass. – Phil Kiss, team captain for the Curry hockey team has signed a professional contract with UTE Budapest in the Erste Liga. The league has teams in Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria. Phil is the second player from this year's team to sign a professional contract, following fellow defenseman, Jarret Kup who signed with the Macon Mayhem of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Phil is the 22nd Colonel hockey player to sign a professional contract since 2002.
"I am excited for Phil and the extraordinary opportunity he has to continue playing hockey at a high level," said Head Coach TJ Manastersky. "This experience will be life-changing and will help pave the way for future Colonels hockey players who aspire to play in Europe."