T-Birds trade Jahraus to Prince George, take center Ciolfi
January 10, 2010 · 9:48 PM
Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell on Jan. 10 announced the team has traded goalie Kyle Jahraus to the Prince George Cougars for center Robbie Ciolfi.
Ciolfi, an 18-year-old from Lethbridge, Alberta, has played in 23 games with the Cougars this season and has 10 points on four goals and six assists. Ciolfi is a right-handed shot who is 5'8 and 170-pounds.
Jahraus has appeared in five games this season with the T-Birds and has a 2-1-0-0 record with a 5.28 goals against average and a .850 save percentage. In his only start last season Jahraus made 27 saves in the last game of the year to shut out the Everett Silvertips.
The T-Birds have called up goalie Michael Salmon to replace Jahraus on the roster. Salmon started the season on the Cougars roster but was released. When he was released the T-Birds added him to their 50-player protected list. Salmon appeared in four games with the Cougars this season and had a 0-2-0- 0 record with a 6.95 goals against average and a .833 save percentage. Salmon, 17, is 6 feet, 1 inch and 166 pounds.
The T-Birds hit the road for two games in three days against the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Spokane. They play Jan. 13 and 15. Both games are at 7:05 p.m. The T-Birds are back home at ShoWare Center Jan. 16, to take on the Kamloops Blazers at 7:05 p.m.