AVALANCHE/RAMPAGE ACQUIRE JOE CANNATA FROM WASHINGTON
DENVER, Colo. (March 1, 2017) – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club and the San Antonio Rampage announced today that the team has acquired goaltender Joe Cannata from the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Cody Corbett. Cannata will be assigned to San Antonio of the American Hockey League.
Cannata, 27, has spent the majority of this season with the Hershey Bears (AHL). He's 11-5-1 in 22 games this season with a 3.22 goals-against average and a .876 save percentage. Selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft, Cannata has a 52-38-8 record in 110 career AHL games, posting a 2.72 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage. A Wakefield, Mass. native, he played four seasons at Merrimack College from 2008-12.
Corbett, 23, has split time between the Rampage (AHL) and the Colorado Eagles (ECHL) this season. He has 10 points (2g/8a) in 23 games for San Antonio and five points (2g/3a) in seven contests for the Eagles.
The San Antonio Rampage will honor both former and active duty armed forces with their 14th annual Military Appreciation Night, presented by Grunt Style, on Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. against the Grand Rapids Griffins. Friday's game will also be a Bud Light KISS 99.5 $1 Drink Night at the AT&T Center. Fans can purchase $1 domestic beers and sodas throughout the game. All Rampage games can be heard on Ticket 760 and SARampage.com. Individual and season tickets are available and can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554 or online at SARampage.com. The 2016-17 season is presented by Wells Fargo.
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