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Mavericks Add Zach Cohen and Garrett Ladd to Roster

January 20, 2016 - ECHL (ECHL) - Kansas City Mavericks News Release

INDEPENDENCE, MO - The Missouri Mavericks officially announced the acquisition of forwards Zach Cohen and Garrett Ladd on Wednesday afternoon, in addition to the trade of Scott Wamsganz to the Alaska Aces (ECHL) for future considerations.

Cohen joins the Mavericks from the Rapid City Rush (ECHL), having played 35 games for the West Division team, where he collected 16 points (7 G, 9A). The 6'3" left winger from Schaumburg, IL spent four years at Boston University (NCAA) before beginning his professional career with the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2010. He will wear number 26 for the Mavericks.

Ladd, a native of Fenton, MI, split the start of his 2015-16 season between the Adirondack Thunder (ECHL) and the Elmira Jackals before being signed by the Mavericks. The 26 year-old rookie has notched 3 goals and 3 assists through 24 games this season. He will wear number 15 for Missouri.

Wamsganz, who the Mavericks acquired in a trade with the Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL) earlier this month, appeared in 5 games for Missouri, scoring his first professional goal on Jan. 9 on the road against the Rapid City Rush (ECHL).

The Mavericks return home to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena on Friday, Jan. 22 to face the Tulsa Oilers at 7:05p.m. The Mavs are celebrating Mac's (mascot) Birthday with all of his mascot friends, and the first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a limited edition Mac bobble head upon entrance. Doors open at 6:00p.m.

Tickets for all Missouri Mavericks home games are available online at and in-person at the arena box office.

Don't miss the biggest hockey home-stand in Kansas City history as the Mavs play 14 home games over the course of 31 days (Jan. 22 - Feb. 21) at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Full game and promotions schedule available at

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