The Evansville Thunderbolts are proud to announce that they have traded for hometown player Forward Jon Grimm for the 2015-2016 season. Grimm (5'11", 165) played for the Texas Junior Brahmas in the NA3HL for the 2014-2015 season. In 43 games Jon recorded 6 goals and 12 assists for a total of 18 points. In his high school career he played 76 games with Evansville Thunder, posting 43 goals and 44 assists amassing a total of 87 points. Grimm is the Thunderbolts first acquisition.
“I felt it was important for our organization to do everything it could to get Jon back in Evansville, especially for our first season”, said Thunderbolts Head Coach and GM Scott Fankhouser. “I am very impressed with Grimm. Everyone I’ve spoken with also speaks very highly of his skill on the ice and maturity off the ice. We made a trade and are proud to have Jon back and ready to lead the Thunderbolt charge in our inaugural season. I see great things coming for Jon and Evansville this season and I am sure we will see many Grimm jerseys in the stands.”
Jon is the first player to sign with the Evansville Thunderbolts. Look for several more announcements to follow shortly.
The Evansville Thunderbolts kick off their inaugural season with a mission to provide student athletes the opportunity to compete in a structured developmental environment and to realize their fullest potential on the ice as athletes, competitors and team leaders and off the ice as students, active members of the community and leaders. The Bolts have overwhelming support