Good thing I didn't order that Hitmen jersey. The following press release was issued by the Prince George Cougars earlier this week (sorry we're late on this one):
Cougars Make Deals
Monday, January 10, 2005
PRINCE GEORGE, BC- The Prince George Cougars have announced the acquisition of 18-year-old D Andy Rogers
, 18-year-old G Scott Bowles, and 20-year-old F Lee Zalasky from the Calgary Hitmen in exchange for 18-year-old G Justin Pogge, 18-year-old D Dylan Yeo, 20-year-old F Tyrel Lucas, and a 6th Round Bantam selection in 2006.
Rogers, the 30th overall pick by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, suited up in 18 games with the Hitmen this season, collecting 5 points (1G-4A) and 36 PIMâ€™s. Zalasky saw action in 42 games with Calgary this season, recording 11 goals, 14 assists (25 pts.), and 52 PIMâ€™s, while Bowles established a 2.57 GAA and 90.4 save % during his 32 games in Calgary before finishing off with a 15-12-4 record.