November 10, 2022 — ECHL (ECHL) — Maine Mariners information launch
PORTLAND, ME — The Maine Mariners introduced two transactions Thursday afternoon, involving each forwards. Alex-Olivier Voyer was transferred to Maine from his American Hockey League affiliate, the Providence Bruins. Additionally, Josh McKechney was traded to the Wheeling Nailers in alternate for future concerns.
While Voyer has solely performed a single profession recreation in a Mariners uniform, it was a memorable one when he scored a pure hat-trick to spearhead a Mariners win from behind final fall. On November 24, 2021, late within the 2nd interval, the Mariners have been 0-2 behind the Worcester Railers when Voyer scored back-to-back within the final six minutes of the body to equalize Maine. He accomplished the game-winner hat-trick at 16:23 of the third after which assisted on an empty internet objective to cap a four-point debut. Voyer was instantly recalled to Providence after the sport, the place he spent the rest of the season. He appeared in 41 video games for Providence in 2021-22, scoring three targets and including 5 assists.
Voyer, 23, is signed to Providence for its third season. He ran two video games with out factors this season. A local of Sherbrooke, QC, he initially signed in April 2020 after a stellar last season within the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League during which he completed sixth within the league for Sherbrooke Phoenix with 88 factors (44 targets, 44 assists) in 63 video games. He has performed 17 ECHL profession video games between the Mariners and Jacksonville Icemen, recording three targets and 6 assists.
The Mariners additionally traded Josh McKechney to the Wheeling Nailers in alternate for future consideration. McKechney is a free agent and has performed in 5 video games for the Mariners with one help. The 25-year-old native of Calgary, AB will be a part of his third ECHL crew. He additionally performed for Atlanta on the finish of the 2021-22 season after retiring from school at Colgate University.
The Mariners are dwelling to the Reading Royals for 2 video games this weekend, beginning with Military Appreciation Night on Friday at 7:15 p.m. The recreation is introduced by Martin’s Point Health Care and options particular jerseys that shall be auctioned off by way of Handbid. It’s additionally one other 1-2-3 Friday: $1 Candy, $2 Popcorn, and $3 Bud Light Drafts till the beginning of Period 2. Saturday’s recreation begins at 6 p.m. and is Take A Hike Night introduced by LL Bean.
Individual recreation tickets could also be bought on-line, on the Ware-Butler Box Office within the Cross Insurance Arena, or by calling 207-775-3458. Family Four Packs can be found for all Saturday and Sunday video games and will be bought right here. Season ticket plans are additionally nonetheless accessible. For extra info on ticketing choices, name 833-GO-MAINE, electronic mail [email protected], or go to MarinersOfMaine.com.
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