Vernon, BC: The Vernon Vipers are pleased to announce that goaltender Max Palaga will rejoin the team for this upcoming season.
The Kamloops product played in 5 games with the Vipers last season posting a 1.77 goals against average and .943 Save Percentage.
“Max is a big, athletic goaltender who I believe with consistent playing time will continue to grow his game even further,” says Head Coach and GM of the Vipers Jason McKee.
The 6’1 goalie surrendered just 13 goals against in 13 games played with the Everett Silvertips last season, including one shutout.
Coach McKee says Max’s calming influence with have a big impact on the rest of the group. “The calmness which Max shows will allow our players to play with confidence in front of him. We are very excited to welcome Max back to the Vernon Vipers.”