Grizzlies Acquire Forward Bourne

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies announced that they have acquired the rights to forward Justin Bourne from the Reading Royals in exchange for the rights to forward Danny Stewart.

The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.

Bourne played the last four seasons at the University of Alaska at Anchorage where he had 84 points (31g-53a) and 44 penalty minutes in 149 games. The 24 year old also played nine regular season games with the Alaska Aces where he had six points (3g-3a) and four penalty minutes and five points (3g-2a) and six penalty minutes in eight Kelly Cup Playoff games.

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