INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Kansas City Mavericks announced Thursday the club completed a three-team trade with the Cincinnati Cyclones and Worcester Railers that resulted in the acquisition of defenseman Anthony Florentino. The trade was completed as follows:
Kansas CityReceives D Anthony Florentino from Worcester
CincinnatiReceives D Derek Pratt from Kansas City
WorcesterReceives F Andrew DeBrincat from Kansas City via Cincinnati
Florentino, a six-foot, 207-pound, 25-year-old from West Roxbury, Massachusetts joins KC after appearing in seven games for the Railers last season. Florentino has appeared in 116 ECHL games, compiling 17 points on five goals and 12 assists.
Florentino was the Buffalo Sabres fifth round pick (#143 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft. He opted to attend Providence College instead of turning pro.
Pratt, a six-foot-two, 194-pound defenseman from Mount Herman, Massachusetts, he played in 52 games for the Mavs with one goal and eight assists for nine points last season. Pratt also accumulated 48 penalty minutes.
The ECHL announced a targeted start date of the 2020-21 regular season of December 4, 2020. Reserve your season tickets now by visiting kcmavericks.com or calling 816-252-7825.