PRESS RELEASES

BARONS SIGN ERICK LIZON TO A PTO

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 12/27/2012

The Oklahoma City Barons signed forward Erick Lizon to a Professional Tryout, General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Lizon, a 6-4, 234-pounder from Kitchner, Ontario has played the majority of his seven seasons as a pro in the ECHL and Central Hockey League. In 339 games over those seven seasons, he has scored 50 points (19-31-50) and served 985 minutes in penalties. 

He has played the last two seasons with the Wichita Thunder of the CHL. In 89 games with the Thunder, he has scored nine points while serving 230 penalty minutes. The 27-year old has played previously in the American Hockey League during the 2010-11 season with the Worcester Sharks. He appeared in eight games and served 24 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, Lizon played parts of two seasons with the Victoriaville Tigres of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He played in 103 games, scoring 34 points (14-20-34) and served 230 penalty minutes.

Lizon joins the Barons tonight in Cedar Park, Texas in advance of their game against the Texas Stars at 7:30 p.m.

The Barons close out 2012 with two home games. Friday, December 28, they take on the San Antonio Rampage at 7 p.m. New Year’s Eve is Barons practice jersey night. The first 2,000 adults and 1,000 kids 12-and-under receive a free Barons practice jersey. Faceoff is at 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Doors for Season Seat Holders open at 4:45 p.m.

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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