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Former Goalie Signs With AHL's Phantoms

By Flin Flon Bombers, 05/15/13, 9:30AM CDT

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Former Bomber goalie Carsen Chubak sign's with the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL after a successful season in the NCAA.

Former Flin Flon Bomber goaltender Carsen Chubak has signed a professional hockey contract with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League for the 2013-14 hockey season.

Chubak (1989, Prince Albert, SK) started his junior hockey career with the Bombers in 2007-08.  This past year, Chubak was the starting goaltender with the Niagara Purple Eagle’s men’s hockey team of the Atlantic Hockey conference, a Division I school of the NCAA.

After two injury plagued season with the Purple Eagles, Chubak beat out two other goaltenders for the starting job compiling a 23-7-5 record with a 1.91 goals against average and a .939 save percentage helping the Purple Eagles to first place in the conference and a berth in the NCAA tournament.

Chubak was also recently named a finalist for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in the country while also earning Atlantic Hockey’s Player of the Year and All-AHA First Team.

Chubak is the second former Bomber signed to the Phantoms; he’ll join forward Andrew Johnston who played 29 games with the team this past season.