Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the Vancouver Canucks have reassigned goaltender Michael Garteig from the Comets to the Kalamazoo Wings. In addition, forward Danny Moynihan has been returned on loan to the Wings.
Garteig, 26, has appeared in four games with the Kalamazoo Wings this season posting a record of 2-2-0 with a .881 save percentage and a 4.23 goals against average. The goaltender appeared in eight games with the Comets last season collecting a record of 0-4-2 with a .897 save percentage and a 3.01 goals against average.
In 2015-16, he completed his senior season with Quinnipiac University, leading the Bobcats to the ECAC Championship and a berth in the NCAA National Championship. In 43 games played, the Prince George, British Columbia, native posted a record of 32-4-7, along with a career-best .924 save percentage and a 1.91 goals against average.
Moynihan, 22, skated in three games with Utica and also dressed in 12 games with Kalamazoo this season. At the time of his recall on November 27, he registered a team-high eight goals and 14 points with the Wings. The forward amassed 52 points (22-30-52) in 71 ECHL games played last season with the Alaska Aces.
Moynihan signed with the Comets on October 7, 2017.
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