Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Pats acquire new netminder

With the injury to Damien Ketlo the Pats shored up their goaltending situation today acquiring Brett Martyniuk from the Tri-City Americans for a conditional pick.

Press release from ReginaPats.com (http://reginapats.com/News/819/)

Pats acquire goaltender

2009-12-30

EMAIL PRINT

Regina, Saskatchewan – With the injury to Damien Ketlo and the youth of the rest of the goaltenders in the Regina Pats system, the team today acquired 18 year old Brett Martyniuk from the Tri-City Americans in exchange for a conditional draft pick.

The Winnipeg native is in his second year with the Americans and has a 1-1 record this season as a back-up with a 2.73 GAA and a shutout.

He was a teammate of Kyle Mulder with the Winnipeg Thrashers club that went to the Telus Cup finals in 2008.

G – Brett Martyniuk
5’9” 175Lbs
Hometown: Winnipeg, Man.
D.O.B.: Feb. 19/91
2009-10 Tri-City Americans
GP – 7 1-1-0-0 2.73GAA 1SO

Martyniuk will join the Pats as they finish their road trip through the Central Division. The next action is tomorrow night as they take on the Kootenay Ice. It’s a 5:35 pre-game show start on CKRM with the puck dropping at 6pm.

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