Posted on Dec 17, 2003

Houston, Texas – The Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League have
recalled left wing Jeff Hutchins (Union '02) from the ECHL's
Mississippi Sea Wolves, the teams announced Monday. Hutchins will wear
No. 8 and is expected to be available when the Aeros take on the Norfolk
Admirals on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Toyota Center.

The 25-year-old Hutchins has exploded for 27 points (13g, 14a) to go
along with 51 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Sea Wolves this
season. He ranks third in the ECHL with a plus-17 rating. The 6-foot-1,
205-pound winger totaled 29 points (10g, 19a) and 216 penalty minutes in
68 games in 2002-03, his rookie campaign.

Hutchins attended Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., where he notched
56 points (23g, 33a) and 160 penalty minutes in 109 games spanning four