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BARONS SIGN KANE LAFRANCHISE TO A PTO

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 01/02/2013

The Oklahoma City Barons signed defenseman Kane Lafranchise to a Professional Tryout, General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Lafranchise, a 6-1, 195-pounder from Edmonton, Alberta has played each of the last three seasons with the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. In 121 games with the Aces, Lafranchise has scored 60 points (7-53-60) while serving 40 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, Lafranchise played three seasons with the University of Alaska-Anchorage. Over those three seasons, he played in 97 games, scoring 33 points (9-24-33). He played two-plus seasons with the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. In 119 games, he scored 55 points (19-36-55).

Lafranchise joins the Barons in Grand Rapids Wednesday. Oklahoma City begins a three-games in three-nights stretch Friday against Grand Rapids Griffins at 6 p.m. Saturday, the visit Milwaukee for the first time this season at 7 p.m. The weekend concludes in Chicago on Sunday at 4 p.m. All three games can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY.

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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