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Thursday, March 05, 2015
JACKALOPES ALUM TAFF MAKES SUNYAC ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
Chris Taff impresses in freshman campaign at Plattsburgh
CORTLAND, NY – On Wednesday, the State University of New York Athletic Conference announced its 2014-15 all-rookie team featuring former Jackalopes defenseman Chris Taff of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. In 14 games this season, Taff scored 13 points, including four multi-point efforts.
Taff, a highly touted prospect out of the Omaha Lancers AAA program, was traded to the Jackalopes by the Corpus Christi IceRays during the 2012-13 season. In 76 career games with the Jackalopes, Taff scored 23 points and amassed 136 penalty minutes.
“This is a huge thrill for me,” said Taff, who forwent his final year of junior hockey to go to Plattsburgh. “The games up here are intense and competitive. I’m just lucky that I was able to step in and contribute in my freshman season.”
On Saturday, March 7th, the Plattsburgh Cardinals (19-5-2) will host the Oswego State Lakers (18-3-4) for the SUNYAC Ice Hockey Championship.
In 2014-15, the Odessa Jackalopes will embark upon their fourth season in the North American Hockey League and 18th in the Permian Basin. Season tickets are on sale now! To reserve your seats, contact the Jackalopes’ ticket office today at 432-552-7825 or log on to www.jackalopes.org for more information.
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