Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Raedeke, Yonkman Become Black Aces

Two former Wheat Kings are joining their National Hockey League clubs for the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Centre Brent Raedeke was called up by the Detroit Red Wings from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League on Monday while defenceman Nolan Yonkman was recalled by the Phoenix Coytes from San Antonio of the AHL on Tuesday.

Raedeke had eight goals and 13 points in 67 games during his rookie season with the Griffins while Yonkman had one goal and five points in 56 games with the Rampage while also drawing one assist in 16 games with the Coyotes earlier this season.

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