WICHITA FALLS, TX — The Warriors are pleased to announce that the team has signed veteran goaltender Ryan Ouellette to a tender contract for the 2020-21 season.
Ouellette, a 2000-born Colorado native with two junior seasons under his belt, split his 2019-20 season between the Yorkton Terriers (SJHL) and the Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL) before finishing up the year in the USHL with the Tri-City Storm. In 20 games in the SJHL, Ouellette posted a 16-3-1 record and led the league in goals against average (2.19) and save percentage (.939).
In the NAHL, Ouellette went 3-2-0 in six games, and with Tri-City he posted a 1-2-2 record in seven games played.
“Ryan has a lot of junior experience and is a proven goaltender at the junior level. His high compete level and work ethic on and off the ice is a big part of his success and us acquiring him,” Head Coach Garrett Roth said. “Ryan is a great addition to our group and we are excited to have him on board.”
Ouellette is the third goalie and the thirteenth overall player tendered by the Warriors as they continue to work towards building their roster. He joins fellow tendered goalies Sean Guerin and Owen Bartoszkiewicz, forwards Luke Panchisin, Nick Urtis, Chase Davis, Sam Myers, Alex Walker, Jackson Wozniak, and defensemen Lane Ruffner, Max Techel, and Jack Blanchett in a strong recruiting class for the upcoming 2020-21 season, the Warriors’ first in the league.
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*A tender is a contract, of sorts, a player signs announcing his intentions to play for that particular NAHL team and that NAHL team only. Once a player signs a tender with an NAHL team, his playing rights belong to that team within the NAHL and he may not be recruited by any other NAHL team. Each team is granted ten (10) tenders, which include two (2) tenders exclusively used on players from the NAPHL – plus or minus any trades – which became active on Nov. 1. Tendered players are not eligible for the NAHL draft, which will be held on July 21, 2020. *