PRESS RELEASES

BARONS ASSIGN ERIC HUNTER TO STOCKTON

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons on 03/18/2013

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

With Oklahoma City this season, Hunter has been summoned from Stockton on two occasions this season.  He has played in 11 games and registered one goal with the Barons.  The 6-1, 194-pounder returns to Stockton where he has 38 points (17-21-38) in 56 games played. 

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 as they return to action Tuesday night at home against the Rochester Americans at 7 p.m. Tuesday’s game is a Winning Weekday. Should the Barons win, everyone in attendance will earn a ticket to the Barons final weekday game of the season on Tuesday, April 2.

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 for both games is 7 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center. The games can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY.

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