Trade Brings Evangelista Back To Mississippi

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Sea Wolves announced that the team has traded center Russ Guzior to Peoria for center John Evangelista (pictured).

Evangelista, who played for the Sea Wolves from 1999-2004, began the season with Louisiana of the ECHL, scoring five points (1g-3a) in 31 games before being claimed on waivers by Peoria on January 15.

Signed as a free agent by Mississippi on November 9, Guzior had four points (1g-3a) in 15 games with the Sea Wolves. He began the season with Quad City of the United Hockey League, scoring two points (1g-1a) in five games.

Team Press Release