The Green Bay Gamblers are proud to announce that forward Luc Lalor has committed to Cornell University of the ECAC. Lalor is scheduled to arrive at Cornell at the completion of his junior career.
Hailing from St. Albert, Alberta, Lalor is in his rookie campaign in the United States Hockey League. In six games with the Gamblers, Lalor is credited with an assist. Prior to this time in Green Bay, Lalor laced up the skates for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Lalor had his most productive season with the Oil Barons is 2012-13, notching 30 points (8 goals & 22 assists) in 40 games. For his efforts, Lalor was named a finalist for AJHL Rookie of the Year Honors.
Lalor is the 15th player on the Gamblers 2014-15 roster to commit to an NCAA Division 1 institution. Other commitments include Anthony Walsh (Yale), R.J. Gicewicz (St. Lawrence), Brent Gates Jr. (Notre Dame), Brian Bowen (Vermont), Joe Wegwerth (Notre Dame), Aaron O’Neill (New Hampshire), Ryan Tait (Providence), Sam Kauppila (St. Lawrence), Chris Brown (Boston College), Derek Barach (Mercyhurst), Jake Kauppila (Michigan Tech), Michael Houle (Bowling Green), Sam Miletic (Michigan) and Jason Pawloski (Minnesota State).
The Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) made a pair of trades on Tuesday. The Gamblers acquired Omaha Lancers forward Ryan Tait in exchange for forward Drew Best. The team also sent goaltender Jared Rutledge to the Janesville Jets of the North American Hockey League. In exchange the Gamblers received goaltender Kevin Reich.
Tait, who hails from Santa Clarita, California, is in his third season with the Lancers. Since his USHL debut in 2012, Tait has appeared in 125 games, tallying 19 goals and 28 assists. Tait is committed to Providence College.
Best appeared in 47 games for the Gamblers last season registering 10 goals and 22 assists. In seven games this year, Best has a goal and three assists.
Reich won the only game he started for the Jets this season turning aside 27 shots in a 3-1 win. The Iserlohn Germany native, began the season in the USHL with the Dubuque Fighting Saints. In 24 games with the Saints, Reich recorded a 10-10-0 record to accompany a 3.32 GAA and a .889 save percentage.
On the Saturday, November 1, the Green Bay Gamblers will be honoring active and retired members of the United States Armed Forces through the team’s annual Military Appreciation Night presented by the Fox Valley Animal Referral Center. It’s also a Festival Foods Family Night- $1 hotdogs and $1 sodas and tickets start at $8.
The team will be wearing special edition military jerseys and helmets. Both the jerseys and helmets will be auctioned off after the game. A portion of the proceeds from the night will be donated to the local Disabled American Veterans.
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