VEGAS (October 15, 2017) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, October 15, the following roster transactions: The team has placed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and forward Jonathan Marchessault on the injured reserve list and the team has recalled goaltender Maxime Lagace and forward Alex Tuch from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.
Fleury (concussion) and Marchessualt (lower body injury) are expected to miss at least a week.
Lagace and Tuch both joined the Golden Knights on Sunday and are expected to be available for today's game against Boston at 4 p.m. PT
MAXIME LAGACE, GOALTENDER
Birthplace: Saint-Augustin, Quebec
Weight: 190 lbs.
-Has a 1-1-0 record and a goals-against-average of 4.05 in two games with the Chicago Wolves
-Sported an 11-12-2 record with a 3.56 goals-against-average and a 0.883 save percentage during the 2016-17 season with the AHL's Texas Stars
-Split time with the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads and the AHL's Texas Stars during the 2015-16 season and helped lead the Stars to a playoff appearance after posting a record of 19-10-3 with a 2.90 goals against average and a save percentage of 0.913
ALEX TUCH, FORWARD
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Weight: 222 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the Minnesota Wild in the first round (18th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft
-Has five points (4G, 1A) In three games with the Chicago Wolves, including a hat trick in the season opening game on Oct. 6
-Has appeared in six NHL games
-Made NHL debut on February 4, 2017
-Had 37 points (18G, 19A) in 57 games for the Iowa Wild during the 2016-17 season
-Played in the NCAA for Boston College from 2014-16
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