MSU senior captain Mick Berge signed a pro contract with the East Coast Hockey League's South Carolina Stingrays on Friday. Berge just completed his final season with the Mavericks and had 42 goals and 43 assists in 135 games. He was tied with Kurt Davis atop MSU's scoring list.
Berge will join former MSU teammate Travis Morin, who leads the Stingrays and is third in the ECHL in scoring with 20 goals and 56 assists in 63 games.
South Carolina is an affiliate of the NHL's Washington Capitals.