Details were not disclosed by the club's front office. The 30-year-old Ontario-native was released into free agency and did not participate in the team’s morning skate on New Year’s Eve
A four-year DEL veteran, Young had been criticised for his lack of leadership in Ingolstadt. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 9 goals and 10 assists in 34 games.
ERC head coach Jim Boni is expected to name a new captain following a team meeting later this week.
After three seasons with the AHL’s Rochester Americans and two with the Canadian national team, the former Sudbury Wolves goalgetter decided to pursue his career overseas where he joined Thurgau of the Swiss Nationalliga B in 1997. Young made his DEL debut with the Mannheim Adler in 1998-99 and instantly won the German Championship. Prior to joining Ingolstadt in the summer, Young spent three seasons with the Kölner Haie, capped of by another championship run in 2002.