By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 03/21/2013

The Oklahoma City Barons recalled defenseman Nathan Deck from the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, Barons General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Deck, 22, joined the Barons in early December and had an immediate impact, recording an assist on his first shift of his first AHL game. He signed a standard American Hockey League contract on February 19. With the Barons, he has scored six points (1-5-6) in 25 games.

With Stockton this season, the 5-11, 185-pounder from Sedley, Saskatchewan has recorded 22 points (7-15-22). Over two seasons with the Thunder he has scored 48 points (14-34-48) in 88 games.

Prior to turning pro, Deck played four full seasons with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. In 272 games over those four seasons, he scored 118 points (22-96-118).

Oklahoma City skates in two games this weekend. Friday night, the Barons take on the Houston Aeros. Friday Nights are Barons nights where fans can enjoy $2 draft beer and $1 hot dogs from 6 – 8 p.m. at all Slapshot Concession stands. Faceoff is 7 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center.

Saturday, the take on the San Antonio Rampage at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

Both games can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY.

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