Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Heat, proud AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, announced today that goaltender Tyler Parsons has been recalled from the team’s ECHL affiliate, the Kansas City Mavericks.
Parsons, 20, turned pro this season with the Kansas City Mavericks after an extremely decorated junior career which included a Memorial Cup with the London Knights, being named the Memorial Cup’s Most Outstanding Goaltender, winner of the Dave Pinkney Trophy for the lowest team goals-against-average (OHL) and a gold medal in the 2017 World Junior Championships for Team USA.
Assigned to the organization’s ECHL affiliate, the Kansas City Mavericks, before the season started, Parsons picked up his first pro win in his pro debut on October 13, stopping 39 shots in a 5-3 win over the Tulsa Oilers. He recorded his first pro shutout, stopping 28 shots on November 19 against the Quad City Mallards and was named the CCM/ECHL Goalie of the Week after going 4-0-0 with one shutout, a 1.49 goals-against-average and a .952 save-percentage during the week of November 13 through 19.
TYLER PARSONS (G)
BORN: Chesterfield, Michigan DATE: September 18, 1997
HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 193 lbs.
DRAFTED: CGY – 2nd round, 54th overall, in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed an entry level contract with the Calgary Flames on 3/20/17
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Stockton’s six-game homestand continues as the team hosts the San Antonio Rampage for a pair of games on Friday and Saturday, January 5 and 6 at Stockton Arena.
It’s another Fry Day presented by Golden State Restaurant Group McDonald’s on Friday at 7:00 p.m. Eat at a participating McDonald’s locations on Thursday or Friday and bring your receipt to the Stockton Arena Ticket Office for a buy one, get one free ticket.
Then on Saturday it’s a 6:00 p.m. start against the Rampage during Western Night, where the first 1,000 fans will receive a foam Heat cowboy hat! It’s also Hockey Night in Stockton presented by Budweiser. Fans 21-years-old and over can purchase a Bud and Burger combo for just $15!
For tickets call 209.373.1500 or visit stocktonheat.com/tickets!
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