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Generals Bring In Lapointe And Nathe

January 25, 2010 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Flint Generals News Release

FLINT, MI - The Flint Generals, proud members of the IHL, announced Monday morning the additions of center Dan Lapointe and defenseman Bryan Nathe. The two come to Flint from Dayton in a trade for future considerations due to Dayton in a December 2009 trade with Muskegon.

Lapointe, a 6'2" 198 pound center, is in his fourth professional season having played in the ECHL and the CHL. This Victoria, B.C. native has spent most of this first half of the 2009-10 IHL season with the Dayton, scoring 7 goals and 10 assists in 34 games for the Gems.

Nathe is a big defenseman from Elk River, MN is in his sixth professional season, beginning his career in 2004-05 with the Dayton Bombers of the ECHL. Last season Nathe racked up 7 goals and 20 assists in 59 games for the Wichita Thunder. The 6'0" 190 pounder joined the Gems at the start of the 2009-10 season scoring 2 goals and 6 assists in 39 games played.

"Both of these guys will add size and experience to our lineup," says Head Coach Jason Muzzatti.

Lapointe and Nathe will join the Generals lineup tonight for their game against Muskegon at 7:30 PM. Tonight's game is the rescheduled game from November that was cancelled due to poor ice conditions at Perani.

Tickets are available at the Perani Ticket Office, by phone at 810-744-0580, or through Ticketmaster. For group ticket information, call the Generals Office at 810-744-0222 or visit our website at

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