Jackals Assigned Goalie Nathan Lawson
Sixth-Year Pro has 10 Games of NHL ExperienceFriday, October 19, 2012
ELMIRA, N.Y. - The Elmira Jackals announced today that goalie Nathan Lawson has been reassigned to the club by the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League from the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators.
Lawson, 29, signed as a free agent with Ottawa this summer after logging 44 games with the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs last year. He went 19-17-4 in his third full AHL season. Prior to Hamilton he spent three seasons in the New York Islanders' system splitting time between the ECHL's Utah Grizzlies, the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and the Islanders. Lawson, 6-2, 190, was 35-25-5 with the Sound Tigers and went 1-4-2 over 10 appearances with the Islanders. He earned his first NHL win on February 15, 2011 with with a 28-save performance against Ottawa.
Lawson has seen parts of three seasons in the ECHL with the Phoenix Roadrunners and Utah. He is 19-9-1 in the ECHL and made his last start on October 24, 2008 for Utah against Alaska. The Grizzlies won that game 7-3 behind 33 saves from Lawson.
A native of Calgary, Alberta, Lawson is expected to be in the lineup for the Jackals' game against the Wheeling Nailers at 7:05 p.m. at First Arena tonight. In a related move, the Jackals placed goaltender Maxime Clermont on the reserve list.
Click here for Nathan Lawson's player profile.
Mark your calendars! The Jackals are back on First Arena ice on Friday, October 19, 2012 to take on the Wheeling Nailers at 7:05 p.m. Come out for the great action on the ice and enjoy our first Affordable Friday! Hot dogs, popcorn, and sodas are just $2 each. Stay after the game for a post-game autograph session with the entire team.
Group tickets are available for any group of 10 or more. Group tickets get you a discount off of the box office price and preferred seating based on availability. Call 607-737-7825 to get your group booked today. Pro-rated season ticket packages are on sale, as well. Season tickets offer the best value for Jackals fans.
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UPCOMING FIRST ARENA EVENTS:
October 19, 2012, 7:05 p.m. - Jackals vs. Wheeling Nailers. Click here for tickets.
October 20, 2012, 7:05 p.m. - Jackals vs. Wheeling Nailers. Click here for tickets.
October 26, 2012, 7:05 p.m. - Jackals vs. Cincinnati Cyclones. Click here for tickets.