By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 12/01/2012

The Oklahoma City Barons have loaned forward Eric Hunter to the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL, General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Hunter, 26, was recalled by Oklahoma City on November 29.  He appeared in both Barons games against Houston earlier this week, serving four penalty minutes.

With Stockton this season, Hunter has 12 points (4-8-12) in 16 games played and has a team best +/- rating of +11. Last season, the 6-1, 194-pounder from Winnipeg, Manitoba played in 75 games with the Lake Erie Monsters and scored 16 points (6-10-16).

Prior to turning pro, Hunter played four seasons at the University of Alberta. In 105 games with the Golden Bears, he scored 98 points (40-58-98). Prior to attending the University of Alberta, he played five seasons with the Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League. He scored 233 points (111-122-233) in 323 games played with the Cougars. Hunter’s 111 goals and 233 points are Cougars’ franchise records in those categories.

The Barons return to Oklahoma City to prepare for their back-to-back games against the San Antonio Rampage next Saturday and Sunday in the Alamo City.

A variety of ticket packages are available to meet every individual or group need. Packages ranging from 7-game and 11-game packs to Full Season Seats 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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