Victoria, BC – The Victoria Salmon Kings, proud affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks and Manitoba Moose, announced today that forward Ryan MacMurchy has been loaned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League (AHL).
The Regina, SK native has appeared in 36 games for the Salmon Kings this season, recording 32 points (15g-17a) to go along with 48 minutes in penalties.
MacMurchy will join the Heat with 80 games of AHL experience between the Springfield Falcons (2009-10) and Peoria Rivermen (2006-07). Over his AHL career he has tallied six goals with 13 assists for 19 points with 58 penalty minutes.
The 27 year old forward, a ninth round pick (#284 overall) of the St. Louis Blues in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, has accumulated 132 points (57g-75a) and 285 minutes in penalties across 212 career professional games.