ORTIO & BROSSOIT
Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Heat General Manager Jay Feaster announced today that goaltender Joni Ortio has been assigned to the Alaska Aces, the Heat’s developmental affiliate in the ECHL, and goaltender Laurent Brossoit has been recalled from Alaska.
Ortio has yet to appear in a game for the Heat this season. Brossoit was assigned to Alaska on October 2nd, 2013. He will accompany the Heat on their upcoming road trip this weekend.
Ortio, 22, is a native of Turku, Finland and has appeared in ten games with the Heat in his career and has a record of 1-4-0-0.
Brossoit, 20, is a native of Surrey, BC and played in one pre-season game with Alaska on October 8th and made 22 saves against Cincinnati Cylcones.
JONI ORTIO – GOALTENDER
BORN: Turku, Finland DATE: April 16th, 1991
HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 185 lbs.
DRAFTED: 2009, 6th round 171 overall