Odessa trades d-man Meininger to Amarillo

ODESSA, TX – The Odessa Jackalopes have traded defenseman Matt Meininger, 19, to the Amarillo Bulls for future considerations. Meininger made the Jacks roster out of main camp after playing last season in the Central Canada Hockey League.

Meininger appeared in nine games for the Jacks this season with zero points and a +2 rating. The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan native split time on the back end with Nate Werhane and Connor Stuart after the addition of Tim Faulkner. Last season with the Cumberland Grads (CCHL), Meininger appeared in 43 games accumulating three points (0 goals, 3 assists) with 42 penalty minutes.

The Jacks travel to Wichita Falls on Friday to face the Wildcats at Kay Yeager Coliseum and then travel to Amarillo to duel with Meininger and the Bulls at Amarillo Civic Center on Sunday. All Jacks games can be heard on the Jacks flagship’ station Classic Rock 102.1 FM.

In 2015-16, the Odessa Jackalopes embark upon their fifth season in the North American Hockey League and 19th 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.