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Thunderbolts sign ECHL netminder

10/09/2017 7:55 AM -

Evansville, Ind: Evansville Thunderbolts Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Jeff Pyle has signed ECHL goalie Jonah Imoo to this week’s training camp.  Imoo played 18 games with the Manchester Monarchs and five games with the Tulsa Oilers last season.


While with the Monarchs, the 6-foot, 172-pound Surrey, BC native, racked up 972 minutes in net.  He recorded 7 wins, 4 losses and 2 ties.  He had a 0.897 save percentage.  Imoo also played two games with the AHL’s Ontario Reign last season.


“We are lucky to get him,” said Pyle.  “He is a kid with the potential to put up big numbers and lead us to the playoffs.  He has been in the AHL and the ECHL and if he is given a chance to be a number one I think he will get better and better.  Confidence and experience go hand in hand.”  


Training camp for this season begins this week.  Camp begins at 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Ford Center.  Camp takes place at Swonder from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, before coming back to Ford Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. 


Season tickets are as low as $11 per game.  To order your tickets for next season, call 812-422-BOLT.


About Evansville Thunderbolts: The Evansville Thunderbolts is the area’s only professional hockey team.  The Thunderbolts are a proud member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL).  The team is owned and operated by VW Sports, L.L.C, a subsidiary of VenuWorks, Inc.

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