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Barons pick up goaltender

by Michael Baldwin Modified: June 17, 2013 at 1:05 pm •  Published: January 28, 2013

The Edmonton Oilers, parent club for the Barons, claimed goaltender Niko Hovinen off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers and assigned him to Oklahoma City.

Originally a fifth round draft pick of the Minnesota Wild in 2006, Hovinen played five seasons in Finland before playing for the Trenton Titans in the ECHL this season.

Hovinen, 24, posted a 4-6-3 record with a 3.14 goals against average and 88.9 save percentage with Trenton.

by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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