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IceCaps agree to terms with Sawada and Arsene

Thursday, 09.08.2012 / 4:51 PM / St. John's IceCaps
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The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the St. John’s IceCaps, are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with Raymond Sawada and Dean Arsene on American Hockey League contracts. As per club policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

Sawada, 27, played in 17 games with the IceCaps last season where he recorded three points (2G, 1A) and 14 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 15 Calder Cup Playoff games with St. John’s, earning six points (3G, 3A) and 10 penalty minutes. Sawada played in 52 games with the Manitoba Moose during the 2008-09 season where he accumulated 21 points (6G, 15A) and 31 penalty minutes. He also helped the team make the Calder Cup Finals playing in 22 post season games for eight points (3G, 5A). The Richmond, BC native has played in 11 career NHL games with the Dallas Stars where he earned one goal. Sawada was originally drafted by the Dallas Stars in the second round, 52nd overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Arsene, 32, played in 63 games with the Portland Pirates last season where he accumulated 10 points (2G, 8A) and 110 penalty minutes. The left-handed defenceman has played in 513 career AHL games between Hartford, Hershey, Springfield, Peoria and Portland. In that time, the Murrayville, BC native recorded 79 points (13G, 66A) and 1115 penalty minutes. He has also played in 13 career NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers for 41 penalty minutes.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01