STOCKTON, Calif. –The Stockton Thunder, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks, announced left winger Garet Hunt has been returned to the Thunder from his loan to the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League on a professional tryout agreement (PTO).
The 5-foot-8, 190-pound forward was re-signed by the Thunder as a free agent on Aug. 24, 2010 and earned a professional tryout agreement with the Sharks for their opening night roster this year. He skated in nine games with Worcester, collecting one assist and 35 penalty minutes.
Hunt, entering his third season as a member of the Thunder, is the back-to-back recipient of the Thunder “Fan Favorite” Award for the last two seasons. He has spent his entire ECHL career of two seasons (2008-10) in a Thunder uniform, suiting up in 115 career games, scoring 28 points (10g-18a) while ranking second on the Thunder all-time list with 463 penalty minutes.