The Green Bay Gamblers have acquired forward Matthew Weis in a trade with the Corpus Christi Ice Rays of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Weis played the 2009-10 season with the Jersey Hitmen of the Empire Junior Hockey League. In 31 games, Wies tallied 17 goals 22 assists. The Madison, New Jersey native has played 25 games for the Ice Rays this season scoring 4 goals and 14 assists.
In another move, the Gamblers added forward Ryan Siroky from the team’s affiliate list during the holiday break to replace Grigory Dikushin. Dikushin will be representing Russia in the U17 World Junior Challenge in the upcoming week.
Siroky is currently playing for LA Selects Midget Minor team. The Manhattan Beach,California native ranks third in scoring in the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League. In 27 games, Siroky has compiled 35 points (14 goals and 21 assists).
The Gamblers return home to the Resch Center for their traditional New Year’s Eve game (Dec. 31) to take on the Chicago Steel. Face-off is set for 6:05pm. The Gamblers are currently 20-4-1 in the Eastern Conference.