TCH: Comrie returns, defenseman Yuen sent to AHL

By Annie Fowler | Tri-City Herald

Eric Comrie was up at 5 a.m. on Tuesday. He hopped a flight out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and landed in the Tri-Cities at noon to rejoin his Tri-City Americans teammates after spending nearly two weeks with the Winnipeg Jets, who selected him in the second round of the NHL draft in June.

“It was excellent,” Comrie said of his time with the Jets. “It was so much fun. Excellent people and an excellent organization. But I’m excited to be back for the home opener (Saturday vs. Spokane). I cut it kind of close, didn’t I?”

Also on Tuesday, the Toronto Maple Leafs reassigned Tri-City overage defenseman Zach Yuen to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. It is not known whether Yuen will return to the Americans.

Former Tri-City forward Carter Ashton, who played for the Marlies last season, still is in the Maple Leafs’ main camp.

Comrie was on the ice at 2:45 p.m., taking shots from the top line of Connor Rankin, Brian Williams and Lucas Nickles.

 

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Comments
AJ Rodriguez
Nice to hear that u r doing ok Eric comrie. your big fan AJ
Sep 18, 2013 - 04:52 PM
Larry Koch
Sounds good Ams....glad its finally starting...now lets go whip those chiefs...spank em and send em back to spokane
Sep 18, 2013 - 11:35 AM

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Playoff Stats

Goalie GP W SO GAA SV%
Eric Comrie 5 1 0 3.46 0.917
Evan Sarthou 0 0 0 0.00 0.000
Player G A PTS PIM
Jessey Astles 1 0 1 2
Parker Bowles 1 2 3 4
Brandon Carlo 0 1 1 8
Ty Comrie 0 0 0 0
Jordan Davies 0 0 0 0
Morgan Geekie 0 0 0 0
Matthew Gelinas 0 0 0 0
Justin Gutierrez 1 3 4 2
Justin Hamonic 1 0 1 6
Riley Hillis 0 0 0 0
Justin Marreck 0 0 0 0
Devon McAndrews 0 0 0 0
Beau McCue 0 1 1 0
Lucas Nickles 0 0 0 4
Jackson Playfair 0 0 0 2
Michal Plutnar 0 0 0 2
Braden Purtill 0 0 0 2
Rodney Southam 0 0 0 0
Josh Thrower 0 0 0 5
Mitch Topping 0 2 2 4
Philip Tot 3 4 7 0
Taylor Vickerman 0 0 0 0
Brian Williams 3 2 5 4
Parker Wotherspoon 0 2 2 2
Standings
  • B.C. Division |
  • Central Division |
  • East Division |
  • U.S. Division |
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Kelowna Rockets 72 57 11 0 4 118
Victoria Royals 72 48 20 1 3 100
Vancouver Giants 72 32 29 7 4 75
Prince George Cougars 72 27 37 3 5 62
Kamloops Blazers 72 14 53 2 3 33
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Edmonton Oil Kings 72 50 19 2 1 103
Calgary Hitmen 72 48 17 3 4 103
Medicine Hat Tigers 72 44 24 3 1 92
Kootenay Ice 72 39 28 2 3 83
Red Deer Rebels 72 35 32 1 4 75
Lethbridge Hurricanes 72 12 55 2 3 29
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Regina Pats 72 39 26 4 3 85
Swift Current Broncos 72 38 25 3 6 85
Brandon Wheat Kings 72 34 29 6 3 77
Prince Albert Raiders 72 35 32 3 2 75
Moose Jaw Warriors 72 21 42 3 6 51
Saskatoon Blades 72 16 51 2 3 37
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Portland Winterhawks 72 54 13 2 3 113
Seattle Thunderbirds 72 41 25 2 4 88
Everett Silvertips 72 39 23 7 3 88
Spokane Chiefs 72 40 26 3 3 86
Tri-City Americans 72 29 33 4 6 68