12/12/2012 10:36 AM
DENVER, Colo. – The Denver Cutthroats announced today forwards Jamie MacQueen and Dean Strong have been called up to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters.
MacQueen and Strong mark the second and third call-ups this season for the Cutthroats to the AHL.
The 24-year-old MacQueen has appeared in 23 games this season for the Cutthroats registering six goals and 11 points overall. Three of his six goals on the season are game-winners, tying him for fourth in the Central Hockey League. The London, Ontario native is also 3-for-4 in shootout attempts this season for the Fish.
Strong was assigned to the Cutthroats on December 6th and appeared in three games for the team, all wins. The Mississauga, Ontario product scored the game-tying goal with 1:34 left in regulation in the Cutthroats 4-3, shootout win over the Fort Worth Brahmas last Saturday.
MacQueen was assigned to the Cutthroats at the beginning of the season after spending training camp with Lake Erie.
The Cutthroats host the Allen Americans on Friday at 7:05 PM MST at the Denver Coliseum.