October 11, 2017
Tomahawks Make Two Trades; Sign Familiar Defensman
The Tomahawks have made two trades and signed a player as they get ready for the home opener this Saturday.
Johnstown's only veteran player, Logan Stork, was traded to the Kenai River Brown Bears for a 2017 Tender and a conditional 2018 fourth round draft pick.
Johnstown also traded returning defensman, Andy Iehle, to in-division rival, Philadelphia Rebels for a 2017 tender.
Johnstown also signed defensman Reagan Wortz.
Of all three transactions, I'm personally most happy with the signing of Wortz. If you remember, Wortz played in one game for the Tomahawks' last season. He was added to the roster when the team was down several players because of injuries and suspensions. In his only game with the team last season, Wortz scored the Tomahawks eventual game-winning goal.
Wortz was a former draft pick of the Tomahawks during the 2016 NAHL draft.
This season Wortz was playing for the New Jersey Hitmen in the USPHL Premier league. In 9 games he had 1 goal and 6 assists. He's listed as standing at 6'2, 218 lb.
With Stork gone, the Tomahawks do not have a single player on the roster that's a 1997 birth year player. So, an already young team did just got a bit younger.
Stork played in 11 games this season and had 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
Iehle appeared in 10 games this season and had 2 points (2 assists).
What do you think about these moves? Let us know below.
If you'd like, here is the Tomahawks official press release on the moves that were made today.