Growlers Sign Tyler Mayea to a PTO

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND —The Newfoundland Growlers have signed the Burlington, Ontario native Tyler Mayea to a professional tryout contract.

The 6’-3”, 196-pound defensemen appeared in 28 games with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks. Mayea skated in a total of 99 games over 4 seasons with the USports club where he recorded 6 goals and 37 assists for 43 points, along with 54 penalty minutes.

The Newfoundland Growlers continue their seven-game homestand tonight versus the Brampton Beast. Puck drop is 7 p.m., tickets are on sale now at the Mile One Centre Box office, online at or by phone at 709-576-7657.