Comrie Reassigned to Moose, Appleby to JacksonvilleBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: March 5th 2019
The Winnipeg Jets announced the team has reassigned goaltender Eric Comrie from the Manitoba Moose. The Jets have also reassigned goaltender Ken Appleby from the organization’s ECHL affiliate, the Jacksonville Icemen, to the Moose.
Comrie, 23, has played in 40 games for the Moose this season and has a 20-15-2 record with two shutouts, a 2.73 goals-against average, and a .917 save percentage. The Edmonton, Alta. native has played four games for the Jets in the prior two seasons and has a 2-2-0 record. Comrie appeared in 176 games for the Moose over six seasons and has a 72-82-20 record with eight shutouts, a 2.89 GAA, and a .910 SV%. He made his first nine playoff appearances for Manitoba last season and went 3-6-0 with a 3.18 GAA and a .908 SV%.
Comrie was drafted by the Jets in the second round (59th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Appleby, 23, has made eight appearances with Manitoba this season while posting a 1-6-0 record, alongside a 4.59 goals-against average and a 0.865 save percentage. Appleby has played in 10 games with Jacksonville, going 4-5-0 with a 2.60 goals-against average and a 0.926 save percentage.
The Moose host the Rockford IceHogs for a pair of important games at Bell MTS Place this weekend with both teams battling for a playoff spot. Puck drop for Saturday’s Autism Awareness game is 6 p.m. CT, with the rematch on Sunday at 2 p.m. CT. Tickets are available at moosehockey.com/tickets.