Mike Zacharias Placed on Waivers
Alex Morton Released From Tryout
Zacharias, 25, spent his first professional season (2009-10) with the Reign last year, appearing in 24 games and finishing the season with one assist, a record of 10-6-3, a .894 save percentage, and a goals-against average of 3.28. The Plymouth, Minnesota native started the 2010-11 season with Ontario, but was traded to the Idaho Steelheads (ECHL) before appearing in any games with the club. Zacharias played in 20 games with the Steelheads this season, earning a 7-7-2-3 record and recording a 2.73 goals-against average and .907 save percentage before being picked up on waivers by Ontario on January 20. He appeared in 15 games with the Reign this season, earning a 4-9-1-1 record and recording a 3.75 goals-against average and .895 save percentage.
Morton, 23, appeared in three games with the Reign, recording his first professional point with an assist on March 9 against the Idaho Steelheads. Prior to signing an amateur tryout agreement with the Reign on March 9, the left winger from Cannington, Ontario spent four seasons (2007-2010) at SUNY Fredonia. Prior to the Blue Devils, Morton spent two seasons (2005-2007) in the SJHL with the Notre Dame Hounds, where he amassed 52 points (24g, 28a) and 46 penalty minutes in 76 games.