Mavericks Acquire Defenseman Chris Owens; Missouri Trades Josh Brittain to Ontario Reign
INDEPENDENCE, MO (March 11, 2015)- The Missouri Mavericks announced Wednesday afternoon that they have acquired defenseman Chris Owens from the Ontario Reign in exchange for forward Josh Brittain. Missouri also gained future considerations in the trade.
"Chris is a solid defenseman with the offensive capability to help our power play," said Richard Matvichuk, Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations for the Missouri Mavericks. "He has had a great collegiate career at Acadia University and we are excited to get him in the lineup in the near future."
The twenty-five year old St. John's, Newfoundland native spent this past season at Acadia University (AUS), notching 4 goals and 16 assists through 25 games. Owens led defenseman on Acadia's roster in points (20) through their 2014-15 campaign.
The Mavericks play their next game tonight at 7:05pm (CST) on the road in Moline, IL against the Quad City Mallards at the iWireless Center.
Fans can catch all the action at Strikerz Entertainment Center - the Official Watch Party Destination of the Missouri Mavericks. Tune into ECHL.TV for the video live-stream or the live audio stream on MissouriMavericks.com and the Mavs free mobile app.
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