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Cyclones and Admirals Swap Players

February 19, 2013 | View Comments

Cyclones and Admirals Swap Players

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced today that goaltender Zoltan Hetenyi has been recalled by the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. In a related transaction, the Admirals have assigned forward Patrick Cehlin and defenseman Taylor Aronson to the Cyclones.

Hetenyi (Heh-TEN-yee), a Budapest, Hungary native had appeared in 13 games with the Cyclones in 2012-13 – going 5-4-2 with a 2.43 goals-against average and a 91.3% save percentage. He also enjoyed his first two professional shutouts, one against Wheeling on November 24 (24 saves) and another on January 9 against Orlando (28 saves).

Cehlin (SELL-in), a 2010 fifth round draft pick of the Nashville Predators, will join the Cyclones for the first time this year after playing 45 games with the Milwaukee Admirals. In the AHL, he posted 20 points (4 goals, 16 assists) and 20 penalty minutes. Prior to coming from overseas, he played several seasons in the Swedish Elite League (SEL). He’s totaled 58 points (25 goals, 33 assists) as a pro in 197 career games.

Aronson (AIR-un-son), a second year defenseman, returns to the Cyclones after a five-week stint in the AHL. While with Milwaukee, the 21-year-old logged 12 games and notched two assists. With Cincinnati in 2012-13, Aronson has registered one goal and added five assists in 21 contests.

Cincinnati will make its final trip into Fort Wayne on Friday night when they visit the Komets at 8:00pm. Hear all the action on the Cyclones Radio Network (FM 100 The FAN, America One, starting at 7:40pm or watch it live at Game Time Sports Bar and Grill!

The Cyclones will return to the ice at U.S. Bank Arena THIS SATURDAY when they host the Wheeling Nailers at 7:30pm. It will be the 2013 Pink in the Rink Night to benefit Pink Ribbon Girls! The Cyclones will wear specialty jerseys that get auctioned off after the game with net proceeds going to Pink Ribbon Girls – plus, the contest will be played on PINK ICE! Call 513.421.PUCK or visit to reserve your seats! Fans can also get the latest team updates throughout the season on Facebook and Twitter (@CincyCyclones).