Prescott Valley, AZ – The Arizona Sundogs announced today that they have signed forward Jake Hauswirth and defenseman Keith Wynn for the 2012-13 Central Hockey League Season.
Jake Hauswirth 24, joins the team for his fourth pro season. He spent most of his 2011-12 season with the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the CHL. During his time in Rio Grande Valley he suited up for 24 games and netted 6 goals and 10 assists (16 points). He was later called up to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League (AHL) where he played 19 games and had 1 assist. He concluded his season in the ECHL with the Idaho Steelheads playing in 9 games with 2 goals and 1 assist (3 points). In 2010-11 he split his time between the South Carolina Stingrays and the Cincinnati Cyclones both of the ECHL. The 6-5’, 215-pound Hougton, Wisconsin native collected 18 points (12 goals and 6 assists) in 49 games.
“While playing for Rio Grande I was fortunate to play a few games in Prescott Valley and the town was wonderful. It seemed like a great hockey community and the fans were very welcoming” Hauswirth expressed.
Keith Wynn 25, spent his rookie season with the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL where he saw 45 games. Prior to turning pro, the Orleans Ontario native spent his collegiate career playing for St. Thomas University where he played in 99 games and had 13 points (1 goal and 12 assists). During his time in the juniors he had 32 points (7 points and 25 assists) in 129 games
“I’m looking forward to working hard for the team this season and helping them achieve our common goal and that’s getting back to the playoffs”, said Wynn.
The Arizona Sundogs are the Central Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes. Their seventh season is set to begin on October 26, 2012. Season tickets, mini-plan, and single-game ticket information is now available by calling (928) 759-6600 or visiting arizonasundogs.com.