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Generals Ink Kovalcik

January 29, 2010 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Flint Generals News Release

FLINT, MI - The Flint Generals, proud members of the IHL, announced Friday the addition of winger Chris Kovalcik to their lineup.

The 6'4" 220 pound Kovalcik began his pro career at the start of the 2004-2005 season at the age of 22, playing for three teams in the SPHL and ECHL and is entering his sixth professional season. In that time he has played in 269 games, scoring 32 goals and 56 assists along the way.

Chris, a native of St. Charles, MO spent the 2008-09 season with the Tulsa Oilers of the CHL scoring 3 goals and 7 assists in 53 games. He began the 2009-10 season with the Wichita Thunder also of the CHL.

General Manager Peter South states, "Having him play for us in the playoffs two seasons ago, I'm aware of the toughness and energy he can bring to the team. And we're glad to have him back in a Generals uniform."

The Generals made a couple of other changes to the roster Friday, trading Rick Varone to Bloomington for future considerations and placing Jason Hill on waivers. In his six games with the Generals, Hill netted 1 goal and 3 assists.

Kovalcik and the Generals return to action tomorrow night (Saturday) in Port Huron to face the IceHawks at McMorran Arena. The Generals return to Perani Arena February 13th for Clio vs. Mt. Morris Pride Night to play host to the IceHawks.

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