October 19, 2011
Mavericks Waive Goaltender Macek
Mavericks roster down to 20 players
INDEPENDENCE, Missouri – The Missouri Mavericks announced Wednesday the Central Hockey League team has waived goaltender Jakub Macek. The Mavericks also announced the team will place forward Ryan Jardine, who is on a two-way deal with the Chicago Wolves, on a five-game contract allowing the Mavericks to start the season with 20 players on the roster.
Missouri will begin the 2011-12 season with two returning goaltenders. Charlie Effinger returns after playing with the Mavericks during the team’s inaugural season, and Gerry Festa returns for his third season with the club.
“We are excited with what we believe is our deepest and most talented line up in our short existence,” said Mavericks’ President and General Manager Brent Thiessen.
The Missouri Mavericks will begin their third season in the Central Hockey League this Friday, October 21 in Rio Grande Valley, and the home opener is Saturday, November 5 against the Wichita Thunder. The Mavericks play their home games at the state-of-the-art Independence Events Center where parking is always free. Tickets for all regular season games are on sale now via Ticketmaster. Call (816) 252-7825 for more information.