I'd be lying if I said I saw this one coming, but it does make sense.
He is just too far down the proverbial totem pole at this point.
He will catch on ... somewhere ...
And here is the release from the Aeros:
AEROS RELEASE ROGERS FROM PTO
HOUSTON --- The American Hockey League’s (AHL) Houston Aeros, affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, today announced that defenseman Brandon Rogers has been released from his Professional Tryout Contract (PTO).
Rogers played in one game for the Aeros this season, collecting an assist vs. Oklahoma City on October 17. He also registered two penalty minutes (PIM).
Rogers played in 198 regular season games and 25 playoff contests with the Aeros beginning in 2007-08.His best season in Houston came during the 2008-09 season when he played in 74 games and posted 32 points (3-29-32) with 80 PIM. He also appeared in 20 games during the 2009 Calder Cup Playoffs totaling three points, all on assists with 12 PIM.