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Aeros Recall Two; Spread Cheer During Holidays

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

Aeros players, staff, volunteer at Elves & More


Patrick O’Sullivan and Erik Westrum work intently on their bike.

HOUSTON, Texas - Houston Aeros players, Chilly, staff and members of Sonic Boom and Strike Force spent Wednesday evening at Reliant Center building children’s bikes for Elves & More. Elves & More builds and distributes bikes every Christmas to deliver to needy children in the Houston area. Chilly will spend Thursday afternoon helping to deliver the bikes to area neighborhoods. Elves & More will be featured in an upcoming edition of the CBS Evening News. Stay tuned to to find out when to watch.

Houston Aeros Charities also made a donation to Elves & More which will purchase 125 bikes as part of the program. Click here for information on how to donate or volunteer with Elves & More.

The Aeros and the "Aero" bike were a natural fit.


Josh Harding assembles a bike.


Rem Murray and Clayton Stoner get to work.


Rem Murray test drives his new wheels.



Pink wheels and all, Patrick O’Sullivan and Erik Westrum display their creations.


Chilly takes a bike for a spin.


Chilly delivers a check to Elves & More with the CBS Evening News cameras rolling.


Rem Murray takes time out from building to visit a young fan.


After a long night’s work, Aeros players and staff pose for one final picture.


The Aeros begin a five-game holiday homestand this Friday and Saturday against the Peoria Rivermen. Gametime both nights is 7:35 p.m.

Click here to buy single game tickets, also available by calling 1.866.GO.AEROS or at most area Randalls locations. For group ticket information, please call the Aeros office at 713.974.PUCK.

Friday, the first 3,000 fans will receive a Josh Harding/Patrick O’Sullivan/Roman Voloshenko Nesting Doll. Saturday, the first 5,000 fans will get an Aeros Santa Hat. Saturday is also the Aeros’ annual Teddy Bear Toss. Bring a new stuffed animal to the game to throw on the ice after the Aeros’ first goal. Toys will be distributed to Houston-area children.

Aeros recall pair from Pensacola

HOUSTON, Texas - The American Hockey League’s Houston Aeros have recalled forwards Adam Courchaine (core-SHANE) and Mark Rooneem (rooh-NEEM) from ECHL Pensacola, the teams announced Thursday. The pair was loaned to the Ice Pilots on November 22.

Courchaine has no points and is minus-one in six games for the Aeros this season. Rooneem has no points and 10 penalty minutes in five games for Houston. Courchaine is Pensacola’s leading goal scorer with 10 and is third on the Ice Pilots in points with 17 (10-7=17) despite playing in only 13 of his team’s 23 games. Courchaine was the ECHL’s Player of the Week for the week of November 28-December 4. Rooneem has six points (2-4=6) in 13 games for the Ice Pilots.

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