The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Stockton Thunder have signed former Vernon Vipers goaltender Lucas Gore.
Gore spent the previous five seasons with the University of Regina. In 7 games with the Thunder Gore is 2-4-1 with a 4.37 GAA
Gore played one season in Vernon (2007-08). In 27 games with the Vipers Gore went 14-8-1 with a 3.31 GAA before joining the Western Hockey League Chilliwack Bruins the following season.
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This is posted on the Thunder website:
Netminder Gore Signed, Joins Team
The Thunder have signed former Chilliwack Bruin and University of Regina goaltender Lucas Gore to a contract ahead of tonight’s game in Boise, ID.
The Stockton Thunder, owned by the Calgary Flames and proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Islanders and AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers, signs goalie Lucas Gore to a contract before the team takes the ice against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at 6:10 p.m. PST.
The Kamloops, British Columbia Native was named the goaltender of the week in the entire Canadian Hockey League twice, once in 2010 and again in 2011. Gore made international headlines for a game on March 16, 2011 where he stopped 77 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Spokane Chiefs.
The goaltender holds the WHL record for the most saves made in regulation with 72 and the WHL record for most saves in regulation and overtime with 77.
The Thunder return home for the final three games of the year against the Idaho Steelheads on March 13, 14 and 15. For tickets call (209) 373-1500 or visit StocktonThunder.com.