Huntsville, AL- Huntsville Havoc head coach Glenn Detulleo announced today that the team has traded the rights of Dan McWhinney to the Mississippi RiverKings for future considerations and also re-signed a pair of returning players in Jesse Kallechy and Stuart Stefan.
McWhinney played in 47 regular season games last season before missing the playoffs after having an emergency appendectomy. He went 18-21-6, posted a 2.82 goals against average and had a 91.8 save percentage.
"We've decided to go in a different direction with our goaltending situation," Detulleo said. "We're looking to have a tandem of young and hungry goaltenders that compete for the net. We would like to thank Dan for his time here in Huntsville and wish him the best moving forward."
Kallechy played in all eight playoff games and posted a 5-3 record with a 1.81 goals against average and a save percentage of 95. He played in six regular season games and went 2-3 with a 2.96 goals against average and a 90.2 save percentage.
"We're excited to bring back Jesse for a full season in a Havoc uniform," Detulleo said. "He earned the opportunity to be relied on more heavily with his outstanding play during our playoff run to the finals."
"I such a great experience for the last couple of months in Huntsville last season," Kallechy said. "We had a tremendous run at the end and I can't wait to get back and finish what we started last season."
Stefan has also spend the last two seasons in a Havoc uniform where he has scored 23 goals and recorded 46 assists in 99 games. He has two goals and nine assists in 13 playoff games.
"I'm really happy to have Stuart back for a third season with the Havoc," Detulleo said. "He's a complete player that is relied upon in all situations. We expect him to play a major role in our quest to return to President Cup Finals."
"I'm excited to be coming back to Huntsville again next season," Stefan said. "I'm looking forward to the season and trying to get back to the finals and bring home the President's Cup this time around."
The 2013-14 season will be the 10-year anniversary of the Havoc. They are one of the founding members of the SPHL.
Courtesy: Havoc Media Relations