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HEAT AND ACES MAKE FOUR PLAYER SWAP

4 PLAYER SWAP

Abbotsford, BC - The Abbotsford Heat announced today that they have recalled goaltender Olivier Roy and defenceman Drew MacKenzie from the Alaska Aces, the Heat’s developmental ECHL affiliate. In a related move, the Heat assigned forwards Zach McKelvie and Jordan Kremyr to Alaska.

Roy, a native of Amqui, Quebec has appeared in 20 games with the Aces this season registering a 13-7-0 record along with a 2.10 GAA and a .922 save percentage. For Roy, this is his first recall to the Heat since he was traded from Edmonton to Calgary on November 8th, 2013.

OLIVIER ROY – GOALTENDER
BORN: Amqui, Quebec DATE: July 12, 1991
HEIGHT: 6’0’ WEIGHT: 170 lbs.
SHOOTS: Right

MacKenzie, a native of New Canaan, Connecticut has played in 16 games this season for the Heat and recorded five points (1-4-5) and 14 penalty minutes. With the Aces, he has played in 18 games recording 7 points (2-5-7) and eight penalty minutes.

DREW MACKENZIE – DEFENCE
BORN: New Canaan, Connecticut DATE: December 17, 1988
HEIGHT: 6’2’ WEIGHT: 195 lbs.
SHOOTS: Left

This weekend the Heat will host the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens) on Friday, January 31st and Saturday, February 1st. Friday will feature the next Legends of Hockey night with Frank Mahovlich, who will be available for autographs on the concourse of the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC) on a first come, first served basis. Friday will also be the second $3 $2 $1 Brew Dog ‘N Pop Night of the season. On Saturday night the Heat will be giving away free zamboni coin banks to the first 1,500 fans, courtesy of Vedder Transportation. For tickets please call 1-877-452-HEAT (4328) or visit us online at www.abbotsfordheat.com.



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