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IceCaps Recall Carrozzi; Sign Lunden and Petiot to PTOs

January 9, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - St. John's IceCaps News Release

The St. John's IceCaps announced today they have recalled goaltender Chris Carrozzi from the Ontario Reign and have signed forward Josh Lunden and defenceman Richard Petiot to professional tryout contracts.

Carrozzi, 22, has played in 19 games with the Ontario Reign of the ECHL so far this season. In that time, the Nepean, ON native has posted a 13-6-0 record, 2.83 goals against average and 0.885 save percentage. Carrozzi has played in three career AHL games, two with St. John's last season. In his time with the IceCaps he posted a 1-1-0 record, 3.50 goals against average and 0.877 save percentage. He was originally drafted by Atlanta in the sixth round, 154th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft.

Lunden, 26, has played in 21 games with the Las Vegas Wranglers where he has recorded 16 points (6G, 10A) and 35 penalty minutes this season. The Coquitlam, BC native played in 11 games with the IceCaps last season, recording one assist and seven penalty minutes.

Petiot, 30, has played in 314 career AHL games over his career between Manchester, Toronto, Norfolk, Rockford, and Oklahoma City, where he notched 89 career points (18G, 71A) and 339 penalty minutes. He has also played in 15 career NHL games between Los Angeles, Tampa Bay and Edmonton for three career points (3A) and 25 penalty minutes. He was originally drafted by Los Angeles in the fourth round, 116th overall, in the 2001 NHL Draft.

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