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Vegas Golden Knights Announce Roster Transactions

Quinney and Whitecloud called up to Golden Knights

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (February 21, 2020) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, February 21, the following roster transactions: the team has recalled forward Gage Quinney and defenseman Zach Whitecloud from the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.

Quinney has appeared in 42 games for the Wolves this season and has posted 32 points (14 G, 18 A) to go with eight penalty minutes. Last season with Chicago, he recorded 43 points (19 G, 24 A) to go with 17 penalty minutes in 68 games. He helped lead the Wolves to a Calder Cup Final appearance after finishing with nine points (4 G, 5 A) in 18 Calder Cup playoff games. The Las Vegas native's first stint in professional hockey came with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers during the 2016-17 season. He recorded 44 points (18 G, 26 A) to go with 10 penalty minutes in 45 games. He spent the 2017-18 season with the American Hockey League's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and finished with 33 points (14 G, 19 A) with 18 penalty minutes in 57 games. Quinney signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Golden Knights on June 1, 2018.

Whitecloud has appeared in seven games for the Golden Knights this season. He has also appeared in 35 games for the Wolves this season and has recorded seven points (2 G, 5 A) to go with 18 penalty minutes. Last season with Chicago, the Brandon, Manitoba native recorded 28 points (6 G, 22 A) to go with 52 penalty minutes in 74 regular-season games. During the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs, Whitecloud recorded 15 points (3 G, 12 A) to go with 15 penalty minutes in 22 playoff games. He made his NHL debut with the Golden Knights at the Edmonton Oilers on April 5, 2018. Whitecloud signed with the Golden Knights on March 8, 2018 after finishing his collegiate career with Bemidji State University.

Gage Quinney, Forward
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200 lbs.
Age: 24
Notes:
- Has recorded 32 points (14 G, 18 A) to go with eight penalty minutes in 42 games with the Chicago Wolves this season
- Finished with 43 points (19 G, 24 A) to go with 17 penalty minutes in 68 games with the Chicago Wolves during the 2018-19 season
- Helped lead the Wolves to the Calder Cup Final after posting nine points (4 G, 5 A) in 18 playoff games during the 2019
- Spent the 2017-18 season with the American Hockey League's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and finished with 33 points (14 G, 19 A) to go with 18 penalty minutes in 57 games
- Started professional career during the 2016-17 season with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers and finished with 44 points (18 G, 26 A) and four penalty minutes in 45 games
- Spent parts of four seasons in the Western Hockey League (2012-16) and recorded 119 points (53 G, 66 A) to go with 35 penalty minutes in 182 games while suiting up for the Prince Albert Raiders, Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers
- Helped lead the Kelowna Rockets to a WHL championship and a Memorial Cup Final appearance during the 2014-15 season and tallied five points (4 G, 1 A) in five Memorial Cup games

Zach Whitecloud, Defenseman
Hometown: Brandon, Manitoba
Height: 6-1
Weight: 209 lbs.
Age: 23
Notes:
- Has appeared in seven games for the Golden Knights this season
- Has recorded seven points (2 G, 5 A) to go with 16 penalty minutes in 35 games this season with the AHL's Chicago Wolves,
- Helped lead Chicago to the Calder Cup Final during the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and finished with 15 points (3 G, 12 A) to go with 11 penalty minutes
- Appeared in 74 games for the Wolves during the 2018-19 season and finished with 28 points (6 G, 28 A) to go with 52 penalty minutes
- Made NHL debut at the Edmonton Oilers on April 5, 2018
- Signed with the Vegas Golden Knights after finishing collegiate career on March 8, 2018
- Appeared in 36 games for Bemidji State during the 2017-18 season and recorded 18 points (4 G, 14 A).

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