WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 3) – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's San Jose Sharks, AHL's San Jose Barracuda and powered by Toyota, announced today that goaltender Georgi Romanov has been reassigned from the Barracuda to the Thunder.
Romanov, 23, returned to the Barracuda on December 19. The Yekaterinburg, Russia native is 2-1-0 in a Thunder uniform with a 3.69 goals-against average and .887 save percentage. In his last start for Wichita, he stopped 31 shots in a 4-3 loss on December 17 at Tulsa.
In 10 games for the Barracuda, Romanov is 3-4-2 with a 3.52 goals-against and a .893 save percentage.
Last season, Romanov played in 31 games last year for Gornyak-UGMK in the VHL (Vysshaya hokkeinaya liga), which is considered the second-highest level of pro hockey in Russia. He went 8-13-5 with a 2.81 goals-against average and .907 save percentage.
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