Nationals sign Pittarelli

The Cornwall Nationals have signed Anthony Pittarelli, as seen in this November 2014 file photo. (Newswatch Group, File)

CORNWALL – The Cornwall Nationals have signed former River Kings forward Anthony Pittarelli.

The 28-year-old, described by the team as a fan favourite, is the eighth signing for the new Federal Hockey League franchise.

Pittarelli suited up for 44 games during the LNAH season and had 17 points and 86 penalty minutes.

Cornwall will open the season by welcoming Danville, Conn. on Sunday Oct. 30, 2016.