Storm makes change at goalie position

January 8, 2007 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Tri-City Storm

News Release

KEARNEY - The Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League announced on Monday that goaltender Aaron Rock, who played for the Storm during the 2005-06 season, has rejoined the team.

Rock, who spent the first part of this season with Kingston of the Ontario Hockey League, will replace Bryce Christiansen on the Tri-City roster. Christiansen was traded to the Lincoln Stars in exchange for one pick in the USHL\'s 2007 and 2008 draft.

Rock, a 19-year-old from Wheaton, Ill., finished the 2005-06 season with a 24-14-7 record. He led the league in goals against average at 2.09 which is also a Storm franchise record.

Rock was in town for practice Monday morning and will wear #1 this weekend when the Storm travels to Columbus, Ohio.

Christiansen leaves the Storm after going 5-1-0 in six appearances. He had a 2.67 goals against average and recorded two shutouts.

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