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LAFRANCHISE RETURNS TO ALASKA FROM AHL

Feb 11th, 2013

Defenseman Kane Lafranchise returned to the Alaska Aces from loan to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.  Lafranchise spent the last week with the Aeros, after earning his second call-up of the season to the AHL. The Aces now travel to Utah for a four-game series against the Grizzlies, beginning on Friday, February 15.  Alaska returns home to host the Las Vegas Wranglers in three straight on Friday, February 22.  All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.  For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey.  

 

Lafranchise, 24, had just returned to the Aces from a month-long AHL stint with Oklahoma City when he was called to Houston last week.  He appeared in one game for the Aeros in a 5-2 loss to the San Antonio Rampage on February 4.  In his only two games with Alaska since 2013 began, Lafranchise had a pair of assists in back-to-back overtime losses in Las Vegas on February 1 and 2. Lafranchise has 23 points (4g, 19a) in 32 ECHL games this season, while also appearing in 10 games in the AHL. Despite missing 19 Aces games this season, Lafranchise remains Alaska‚Äôs leading defenseman scorer, and is currently tied for 15th among ECHL defensemen. 

 

This week the Aces travel to Utah for a four-game series against the Grizzlies, beginning on Friday, February 15.  Alaska returns home to host the Las Vegas Wranglers in three straight on Friday, February 22.  All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.  For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey.