Hughes Leaves Team
LETHBRIDGE, AB - The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club announced on Monday that 19-year-old goaltender Liam Hughes has left the team.
Liam Hughes issued this statement: At this time I have decided to leave hockey for personal reasons. I'm sorry I can't be more specific, but for me personally it is the right time to step away from a game that I love. I want to thank all of my family, friends and fans for your support, as I pursued my hockey dreams. I leave with fond memories from the game and I am excited to start the next chapter in my life.
Lethbridge Hurricanes statement: The Lethbridge Hurricanes respect the decision made by Liam and his family. The entire organization wishes Liam the best moving forward. There will be no further comment from the hockey club.
The Hurricanes have added affiliate goaltender Bryan Thomson for the remainder of the season.
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