Goaltender Zoltan Hetenyi Assigned to Cyclones
CINCINNATI , Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced today that goaltender Zoltan Hetényi has been assigned to the club by the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Hetényi (Huh-TEN-ee) a native of Budapest, Hungary, will make his North American professional debut this year. He began last season with Jokerit of SM-ligga in Finland where he notched a 1.75 goals against average and a .936 save percentage in seven games before being loaned to Kiekko-Vantaa where he tallied a 3.04 GAA with a .912 save percentage in 11 contests. The 24-year old net minder, has represented his native country many times in international competition and helped Hungary qualify for the top division of the 2009 World Championships, their first appearance there in 70 years.
Hetényi is expected to start in net tonight when the Cyclones host the Wheeilng Nailers in a preseason game at U.S. Bank Arena – with the puck dropping at 7:30pm.
The countdown to the 2012-13 season is nearly complete! On Saturday, October 13, the Cyclones will host the second-annual Power Play 5K Run/Walk followed by the 2012 First Face-Off against the Wheeling Nailers at U.S. Bank Arena. Registration for the race is open NOW on CyclonesHockey.com. Don’t forget the Cyclones will host an exhibition game at U.S. Bank Arena on Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm with tickets available for just $5! Contact a Cyclones Ticket Representative today at 513.421.PUCK (7825) to reserve your seats. Fans can also get the latest team updates throughout the season on Facebook and Twitter (@CincyCyclones).