IceCaps announce roster moves
The St. John’s IceCaps announced several roster moves Thursday, reassigning forward Tommy Maxwell to the Colorado Eagles (ECHL) and goaltender Peter Mannino to the Chicago Express (ECHL).
Maxwell, 26, played in four games with the IceCaps since his recall on Dec. 5/11. During that time, the right-winger racked up 10 penalty minutes.
He has also appeared in 15 games with the Eagles this season earning five points (1g, 4a) and 69 penalty minutes. Since 2008-09, the Spokane, WA native appeared in 142 games with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. In that time, he collected 20 points (7g, 13a) while racking up 388 penalty minutes. His total penalty minutes in 2009-10 was the fifth highest season total in Moose franchise history.
Mannino, 27, appeared in 10 games with the IceCaps this season earning a 4-5-0 record, 2.77 GAA, and 0.909 save percentage. He also appeared in one game with the Winnipeg Jets in a relief effort on Nov.10/11 against the Florida Panthers. In six career games in the NHL with Winnipeg, Atlanta, and the Islanders, Mannino is 1-1 with a goals against average of 3.98 and a save percentage of 0.881.
The Farmington Hills, MI native has played in nine career ECHL games with the Utah Grizzlies where he earned a 4-3-2 record, 2.73 GAA, AND 0.918 save percentage.