Aces Acquire Rookie Gauthier

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Aces announced that they have acquired rookie defenseman Mike Gauthier from the Elmira Jackals in exchange for considerations.

The Aces are the ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League and the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League. The head coach of the Rivermen is Davis Payne, who was the 2007 ECHL Coach of the Year.

The 21 year old has played the last five seasons in the Western Hockey League where he had 55 points (15g-40a) and 849 penalty minutes in 304 regular season games and two points (1g-1a) and 54 penalty minutes in 26 playoff games with Kamloops and Prince Albert.

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