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Aspenlind Returns

March 31, 2009 - ECHL (ECHL)
Elmira Jackals News Release


Elmira, NY- The Elmira Jackals, proud member of the ECHL, are pleased to announce that forward Josh Aspenlind will return to the team for the final two regular season games of the season. Elmira hosts Reading on Wednesday and Dayton on Thursday, both games are scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Aspenlind skated in 43 games for the Jackals this season before being loaned to the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. At the time of his departure, the ECHL All-Star was leading the Jackals in scoring with 36 points, 14 goals and 22 assists. Aspenlind also registered a plus seven rating and 72 minutes in penalties for Elmira.

After representing the Jackals in the 2009 ECHL All-Star game, the Langley, British Columbia product got the call to join Lake Erie. In 27 games played for the Monsters, Aspenlind netted one goal and added one assist while picking up 39 minutes in penalties.

"It's a tremendous bonus getting your All-Star forward back, especially someone as physical as Josh." Said Jackals Head Coach Steve Martinson. "With two big games left for us, it's a first class move by Lake Erie General Manager David Oliver to return a player that he would have otherwise kept until the end of the Lake Erie season." Martinson added.

NEXT UP: The Jackals finish off the regular season with two home games this week at First Arena. On Wednesday, April 1st the Reading Royals are in town at 7:05 p.m. On Thursday, April 2nd the make up game from March 7th with the Dayton Bombers takes place at 7:05 p.m.

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SHRINERS CIRCUS: All of the excitement of the Shriners Circus comes to First Arena on Tuesday May 5th at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. More information coming soon!

TICKETS: Get your tickets now for all Jackals hockey action and other upcoming events at First Arena by calling 734-PUCK, login onto www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting the First Arena Box office.

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