PRESS RELEASES

BUNZ RE-ASSIGNED TO STOCKTON; HUNTER & MAYLAN RELEASED FROM TRYOUT AGREEMENT

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 10/06/2012

The Edmonton Oilers re-assigned goaltender Tyler Bunz to the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. In a separate transaction, forwards Justin Maylan and Eric Hunter were released from their tryout agreements, General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

 
Bunz, the Oilers 5th round selection (121st overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, is entering his first pro season. He recently completed a four-season career with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League.

Maylan and Hunter were training camp invitees. Both played in the Barons 4-0 win over the Houston Aeros last night at the Cox Convention Center.
 
A total of 29 players remain in the Barons camp as they host the Houston Aeros again tonight in the preseason finale for both clubs. Faceoff is 7 p.m.
 
Admission to the preseason contest is free with a donation of goods or funds to Infant Crisis Services in Oklahoma City. Suggested donation items include sippy cups, baby bottles, new or gently used toys, Good Start formula, diapers, Baby Bath, baby shampoo, baby lotion, pacifiers and coats in sizes from 2T – 6. Fans are asked to bring their donations to the Cox Convention Center Box Office on the evening of the game. Donations will be accepted beginning at 5 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
 
Infant Crisis Services provides the basic necessities of life to more than 14,000 babies and toddlers in central Oklahoma each year. With the help of the community, Infant Crisis Services is able to supply life-sustaining formula and food as well as diapers and clothing for babies and toddlers in times of crisis.
 
The Barons home opener is October 19 against the San Antonio Rampage at the Cox Convention Center at 7 p.m. A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Multiple-game packs, Flex Packs and Full Season Seat options are available. Call the Barons’ front office at 405-232-4625 for information on group outings, Season Seats and other ticket packages.

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