Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Press Release

DUBUQUE, Iowa - As they prepare for three games over the course of four days this week, the Fighting Saints announced several roster moves. In a trade with Cedar Rapids, the Fighting Saints acquired Jono Davis, a 5’8, 151 pound forward from LaVerne, California. In exchange, the Fighting Saints sent a fifth round pick in the 2012 Entry Draft to the RoughRiders.

Davis is a small, skilled forward who has scored one goal and two assists for Cedar Rapids in thirteen preseason games. He did, however, tally two goals and four assists for the RoughRiders in six games of preseason action.

“Jono is a creative player who has been a scorer throughout his midget career,” Montgomery said. “We think he brings an element that we need here to improve the overall depth of our forward group.”

To make room for Davis on the roster, the Fighting Saints sent Lawrence Cornellier to Odessa of the NAHL.

In other roster news, Jarrid Privitera, a Fighting Saints affiliate list player, will suit up for the team this weekend. Privitera currently plays for the Gunnery Prep, which is the where former Fighting Saint Nick Luukko played his prep hockey. Privitera, a Fighting Saints Futures Draft selection in 2010, is a 5’6, 150 pound forward. He is committed to Boston University, where his brother Alexx is currently on the team. Alexx Privitera played in the USHL for the Muskegon Lumberjacks last season.

“Jarrid has been someone we have been excited about since we drafted him last year,” Montgomery said. “He’s a dynamic skater who is a proven scorer as w

(Nathan can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

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