Idaho Acquires Caponigri, Kindle From Johnstown

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads announced that they have acquired wing Paul Caponigri and defenseman Tyler Kindle from the Johnstown Chiefs in exchange for rookie defenseman Jim Hakewill and rookie center Brad Thompson.

In his second full professional season, the 26-year-old Caponigri has 17 points (7g-10a) in 30 games with the Chiefs after scoring 43 points (15g-28a) in 70 games with Atlantic City in 2004-05.

In his third professional season, the 27-year-old Kindle has 12 points (2g-10a) in 32 games with Johnstown after ranking 17th among ECHL defensemen in 2004-05 with 34 points (7g-27a) in 56 games for Pee Dee.

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