March 1, 2012
Coccimiglio and Bohunicky Activated, Favot Released
Mavs release rookie, activate two off of IR
INDEPENDENCE, Missouri – Missouri Mavericks’ Head Coach Scott Hillman announced Thursday afternoon the Central Hockey League (CHL) club has activated forward Brandon Coccimiglio off of 14-day injured reserve and defenseman Lukas Bohunicky off of 10-day injured reserve. Rookie forward Andrew Favot has been released in order for Missouri to be at the league mandated 19-man roster. Both Coccimiglio and Bohunicky will be dressed for Friday night’s game against the Rapid City Rush.
Coccimiglio had 31 points on 17 goals and 14 assists in 36 games before being placed on the 14-day injured reserve with an upper body injury. Bohunicky, acquired on February 7, had played in only six games before being placed on the 10-day injured reserve.
Favot, who had been with Missouri since January 20, scored four goals and notched eight assists for 12 points in 18 games with Missouri.
The Mavericks host the Rapid City Rush this Friday night at Independence Events Center in a critical Turner Conference showdown. This will be the final meeting between the two teams this season. The Mavericks currently trail the Rush by one point in the Turner Conference standings for third place with 12 games remaining in the regular season. Faceoff is at 7:05pm.
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