ELMIRA JACKALS PRESS RELEASE
February 10, 2014
Ray Schmitt
Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations
Elmira Jackals/First Arena
607-734-7825 x 709
ray@firstarena.com
Elmira Jackals Announce Player Transactions 
ELMIRA, N.Y. - February 10, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals announced today that forward Danny Hobbs has been loaned to the club by the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League.
Danny Hobbs ranks fifth on the Jackals with 22 points (11 goals, 11 assists) in 38 games.

Hobbs, 24, returns to Elmira following his first career AHL call up. He was recalled by Binghamton on January 28 and appeared in two games with the Senators. In his AHL debut on February 1 Hobbs scored a goal and added an assist to help the Senators defeat Portland 7-1. The University of Massachusetts product had seven points (three goals, four assists) in his last six games with Elmira prior to his call up. Hobbs ranks fifth on the Jackals with 22 points (11 goals, 11 assists) in 38 games. 

 

Hobbs has joined the Jackals in Elmira and will be available for Wednesday's game against the Reading Royals. 


Additionally, the Elmira Jackals announced today that forward Jean Bourbeau has been placed on reserve and defenseman Mathieu Gagnon has been suspended by the team. Gagnon has signed a contract with the Missouri Mavericks of the Central Hockey League.

Bourbeau, 29, has recorded 17 points (four goals, 13 assists) in 37 games for the Jackals this season.

Gagnon, 21, logged three points (one goal, two assists) in 22 games in his rookie season with the Jackals. He had not played in a game since January 12.

Mark your calendars! The Jackals return to home ice on Wednesday, February 12 to take on the Reading Royals. It's a Willowcreek Wednesday where some lucky fans will compete at first intermission to win free golf from Willowcreek Golf Club. Don't forget that groups of 10 or more who book in advance receive discounts off the box office price and preferred seating based on availability. Call 607-734-7825 to get your group outing booked.


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UPCOMING FIRST ARENA EVENTS:   
 
Wednesday, February 12: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading, 7:05 p.m.Willowcreek Wednesday. You could be the lucky fan to play for free golf at intermission! Click here for tickets. 

Friday, February 14: Elmira Jackals vs. Evansville, 7:05 p.m. Valentine's Day Party. Click here for tickets.

Thursday, March 20: Scooby Doo! Live Musical Mysteries, 7:00 p.m. Click here for tickets.