Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Hurricanes recall goalie Jonny Hogue

Press Release

Lethbridge, AB – Lethbridge Hurricanes General Manager, Brad Robson announced Monday Goalie Jonny Hogue has been recalled for the team’s Saskatchewan road trip.

Hurricanes back-up goalie, Teagan Sacher was injured in the first 5 minutes of Saturday’s game at Medicine Hat when he was hit and suffered an upper body injury that is expected to sideline him for a couple of weeks.

Hogue started in the Hurricanes home and season opener on September 20th before being reassigned to the Drumheller Dragons of the AJHL in mid-October. The 17-year old native of Lethbridge has played 9 games for the Dragons posting a 5-3 record with a goals against average of 3.18 and a .877 save percentage.

Hogue will back-up Corbin Boes as the Hurricanes embark on a Saskatchewan road trip that will see them play 3 games in 4 nights starting New Year’s Day in Regina. The Hurricanes will play in Prince Albert on Friday and close out the East Division road swing Saturday night in Saskatoon.

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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