ECHL Transactions – December 14

Following are the ECHL transactions as of Tuesday, December 14, 2004:

CONTRACTED PLAYERS RELEASED (eligible for waivers/waiver claims)

Bakersfield:
Wes Rypien, F

Reading:
Aaron Smith, F

WAIVER CLAIMS:

Wheeling:
Curtis Menzul, D

OTHER TRANSACTIONS:

Atlantic City:
Delete Vince Macri, D recalled to Bridgeport (AHL)

Augusta:
Add Phil Cole, D assigned by Albany (AHL)
Delete Lawne Snyder, D placed on 7-day IR, 12/12

Bakersfield:
Delete Steve Slonina, F rights traded to Toledo
Delete Curtis Huppe, F rights traded to Texas, 12/13

Dayton:
Add Andrew Penner, G assigned by Syracuse (AHL)

Gwinnett:
Add Russell Romero, G emergency back-up goaltender
Delete Brett Engelhardt, F loaned to St. John’s (AHL)

Idaho:
Add Jim Abbott, F traded from Florida, 12/12
Delete Greg Keith, F placed on 7-day IR, 12/10
Delete Ben Keup, F placed on 30-day IR, 12/12

Johnstown:
Add Steve Hildenbrand, F returned from Rochester (AHL)
Delete Jeff Sullivan, D placed on 7-day IR, 12/12

Long Beach:
Add Dennis Cook, G emergency back-up goaltender

Louisiana:
Add Seth Landry, G emergency back-up goaltender

Peoria:
Delete Luke Gruden, G emergency back-up goaltender, 12/12

Reading:
Add Matt Yeats, G emergency back-up goaltender, 12/13
Add Aaron Smith, F activated off IR
Add Joe Pereira, F signed contract
Delete Joe Pereira, F placed on 7-day IR
Delete Matt Yeats, G emergency back-up goaltender, 12/12

South Carolina:
Add Robyn Gomez, F assigned by Worcester (AHL), 12/13
Add Scott Basiuk, D returned from Portland (AHL)
Add Aaron Power, D activated off IR, 12/13
Delete Matt Elich, D suspended by team, 12/13

Texas:
Add Lou Dickenson, F assigned by San Antonio (AHL), 12/11
Add Grant McNeill, D assigned by San Antonio (AHL)

Toledo:
Delete Nick Parillo, F loaned to Grand Rapids (AHL)
Delete Ty Hennes, F traded to Bakersfield