Peoria Acquires Branham, Lewandowski

PEORIA, Ill. – The Peoria Rivermen announced that they have acquired defenseman Tim Branham from the Florida Everblades in exchange for future considerations.

The Rivermen also announced that they have acquired left wing Phil Lewandowski from the Long Beach Ice Dogs in exchange for financial considerations, part of a three-team deal with the South Carolina Stingrays, who sent veteran forward Marty Clapton to Long Beach and who will receive future considerations from Peoria.

A native of Naperville, Ill., the 5-10 and 190-pound Lewandowski had four points (3g-1a) in 15 games with Long Beach after beginning the season with Trenton where he had 16 points (9g-7a) in 35 games.

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