03/20/2013 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 20, 2013
Portland Pirates Recall Mark Visentin from Gwinnett, reassign Mike Lee to Gwinnett
Portland, Maine – Phoenix Coyotes Assistant General Manager and Portland Pirates General Manager Brad Treliving announced today that the Portland Pirates have recalled goaltender Mark Visentin from Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL to the Portland Pirates. In addition, Treliving announced that goaltender Mike Lee has been reassigned to Gwinnett.
The 6-foot-2, 205 pound Visentin has appeared in 22 games with the Pirates, notching a record of 11-9-1 with a 2.85 goals against average and a .909 save percentage. In 1 game with Gwinnett, Visentin had 26 saves on 28 shots in Gwinnett’s 3-2 win over the Orlando Solar Bears on March 17th. The 20-year-old native of Waterdown, Ontario was the Coyotes’ 2nd choice (27th overall) in the 2010 Entry Draft.
Lee, a 6-foot-1, 190 native of Roseau, Minnesota, was 3-3 in his most recent stint with the Pirates. In 10 games this season with Portland, Lee was 6-3-0 with a 2.67 goals against average and a .915 save percentage. In 27 games with Gwinnett this season, Lee has posted a line of 14-11-1 with 2 shutouts with a 2.23 Goals Against Average and a .916 save percentage. The 22 year old Lee was selected by the Phoenix Coyotes in round 3 (#91 overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
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