Via Twitter Tommy Vannelli has confirmed he will be suiting up for the Orange and Black.
I'll be playing for the Medicine Hat tigers of @TheWHL and taking classes while I'm there. Thanks to my friends/family for their support!!
He was rumored to be visiting last week.
Vannelli is a 2nd round, 47th overall pick of the St Louis Blues. You can read more about him a couple posts down. It increases the Tigers Roster to 28 players counting Doty.
Defense (For depth purposes)
Its unfortunate for the young guys, but once Vannelli proves he can play, it's likely only one of those 4 mentioned below will stay. The others likely sent down because the top 6 are all core players where you don't healthy scratch them.
The Tigers have quality prospects to call up should they need to if injuries occur.