'Devo' signs AHL deal


A former Kelowna Rockets defenceman has signed a one year contract with the Syrachuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Devante Stephens appeared in 38 games with the Crunch last season.

He was a member of the Rockets 2015 WHL championship team. 

The 6-foot-2 190-pound blueliner also skated in three games with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL recording one assist.

Stephens was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the fifth round, 122nd overall, at the 2015 NHL Draft.