Pats acquire Marantz

For Immediate Release
October 12th, 2011

Pats Acquire 20 Year Old
Pats round out 20 year old positions by acquiring Matt Marantz

Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang would like to announce the acquisition of 20 year old forward, Matt Marantz from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for a 4th round pick in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

Matt began the season with the Spokane Chiefs before being sent to the Lethbridge Hurricanes on September 29th, 2011. This season between the Chiefs and Hurricanes, Marantz has 5 assists in 7 games. Last season with the Chiefs, Marantz had 20 goals and 22 assists in 68 games while having an outstanding +21.

Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang “Matt fills out our final 20 year old position with size, speed and scoring touch up front, he is a proven goal scorer that will give us better depth at the forward position.”

RW – Matt Marantz
Born: May 9/91
Hometown: Calgary, AB
6’0” 190lbs Shoots: Right
2010-11 Spokane Chiefs
GP-68 G-20 A-22 Pts-42 PIM-62 +/- (+21)  

Matt will join the Regina Pats immediately and is expected to be in the line-up tonight as the Pats will take on the Calgary Hitmen at Scotiabank Saddledome. Puck drops at 7:00pm, with the Press Box Sports Bar pregame show beginning at 6:35.


(Courtesy Dan Plaster)