he Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League announced Thursday that they have signed former WSHL All-Star defenseman Derek Scanlon for the 2010-11 season. Scanlon spent last season playing for the Boulder Jr. Bison (WSHL), coached by former Bucks Captain Brent Cullaton.
Last season the 21-year-old Scanlon served as the Bisons alternate captain and was named team-MVP as well as a Thorne Cup All-star. He helped lead Boulder to their first-ever WSHL Midwest Division Championship. In 55 games last season Scanlon scored 56 points (18-38=56) to go along with 132 PIM’s. Scanlon led the Bisons in assists (38), power-play assists (17) and shorthanded assists (4), while his 132 PIM’s ranked second on the club.