The Minnesota Magicians have completed a trade with Odessa, acquiring the Jackalopes’ leading scorer last season, Lukas Laub along with a 3rd round draft pick in exchange for the Magicians’ 1st and 5th round picks in the upcoming 2014 (NAHL) Entry Draft being held on June 3rd. A native of Rosenheim Germany, Laub played in the 2014 World Junior Classic with team Germany this past December. During the most recent NAHL season, Lukas had 16 goals and 14 assists, leading all Jackalopes scorers with 30 points. As a result of his success last season, he earned a spot in the Top Prospects Tournament on the roster for the South Division and led the tournament in scoring. Prior to his time in the NAHL, Laub spent the 2012-2013 season in the (USHL) with the Indiana Ice.
"Lukas Laub brings many dynamics to our hockey team. He is an experienced junior hockey player who leads by example with the way he goes about his business on and off the ice. He plays the game fast and has the ability to be a top forward in the NAHL. We will expect Lukas to have an immediate impact on our team on the ice, in the locker room, and in the community. He is a player who fans in Richfield will be very excited to watch because of his speed and ability." Added head coach and General Manager Tom Upton.
The Minnesota Magicians celebrate their 2nd year in the NAHL in 2014-2015. The Magicians host their Pre-Draft Camp May 30-June 1 in Richfield, Minnesota and Open Camp June 20-22 in Simi Valley, California. For more information on season tickets visit www.magicianshockey.com