Jacksonville, Fla. – The Jacksonville Icemen, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets and American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose, announced the return of team captain Garet Hunt for the 2018-19 season.
The Maple Ridge, British Columbia native is entering his 11th pro season with 633 ECHL games under his belt. He’s on track to break into the top five ECHL leaders in career games played – currently, number five is 2016 ECHL Hall of Fame inductee Allan Sirois, with 687 games. The gritty forward currently sits at number two in career ECHL penalty minutes with 2,398, just 27 minutes behind all-time leader Cam Brown.
Last season with the Icemen, Hunt notched 23 points (14g-9a) in 68 games played. Prior to joining the Icemen, Hunt played two seasons for the Alaska Aces , and six seasons with the Stockton Thunder.