Heintz traded to Lone Star, Herbster and Christy traded to Austin

ODESSA, TX —¬†The Odessa Jackalopes announced on Tuesday that forward Zach Heintz had been traded to the Lone Star Brahmas for a draft pick and forward Vilho Saariluoma. Saariluoma is committed to play hockey at Bentley University and scored a goal in his last outing against the Jackalopes on Saturday.

Forwards Jared Christy and Kyle Herbster were also traded to the Austin Bruins who play in the North American¬† Hockey League’s Central division. In exchange for the forwards, the Jackalopes received froward Joseph Winkelmann along with a tender.

The Jackalopes will be in action at the Ector County Coliseum this Friday and Saturday when they host the Amarillo Bulls for another installment of the I-27 Rivalry. Saturday will be a specialty jersey auction, along with Dueling Pianos.