Cyclones Acquire Rimmer from Wichita
Cincinnati, OH - The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's (NHL) Buffalo Sabres, and the American Hockey League's (AHL) Rochester Americans, have acquired goaltender Ty Rimmer from the Wichita Thunder, in exchange for goaltender Devin Buffalo and future considerations.
A native of Edmonton, AB, Rimmer has split this season between the Wichita Thunder, and Kitzbuheler EC of the Alps Hockey League. While with Wichita, he has accumulated a record of 2-9-1-0 along with a 3.91 goals-against average and a .882 save-percentage in 12 games. He appeared in 42 games with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits during the 2017-18 season, posting a 14-23-1-1 mark, with a 3.91 GAA and a .898 SV%.
Rimmer has also seen ECHL time with the Bakersfield Condors and Norfolk Admirals, and in 113 career ECHL games he has accounted for a 38-56-6-4 record to go along with a 3.48 GAA and a .898 SV%. He also has 10 AHL games and 39 Central Hockey League (CHL) games to his credit.
Prior to turning pro during the 2012-13 season, Rimmer enjoyed a successful junior hockey career in the Western Hockey League (WHL), appearing in 159 games between five teams across a four-year period. In those contests, he turned out a mark of 74-65-4-10 with a 3.01 GAA and a .910 SV%.
Signed to a Standard Player Contract (SPC) last Friday, Buffalo is in his first pro season, having seen action with the ECHL's Reading Royals, Adirondack Thunder, and Greenville Swamp Rabbits, prior to signing with the Cyclones. In 10 games this season, Buffalo posted a 3-4-1-0 record along with a 3.83 GAA and an .874 SV%.
Prior to turning pro, Buffalo spent four seasons at Dartmouth College, recording a 25-29-5 career mark with a 3.04 GAA and a .901 SV%.
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