C.J. Stretch Comes “Home”, Acquired By OKC

C.J. Stretch, a fan favorite in recent OKC Barons seasons gone by, has been acquired from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The official release mentions Bill Scott’s announcement, and hangs a “future consideration” tag on what Bridgeport receives in return.

More on the C.J. Stretch signing. For now, the official announcement:

The Oklahoma City Barons acquired center C.J. Stretch from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for future considerations, Barons General Manager Bill Scott announced today.

Stretch, a 5-11, 195-pounder from Irvine, CA joins the Barons after scoring 27 points (7-20-27) in 45 games with Bridgeport this season.

Among the most popular players to don a Barons jersey, Stretch has appeared in 89 games with Oklahoma City, collecting 37 points (18-19-37). During his professional career, Stretch has scored 204 points (83-121-204) in 309 games played in the ECHL with Ontario and American Hockey League with Houston, OKC and Bridgeport.

4 comments on “C.J. Stretch Comes “Home”, Acquired By OKC”

  1. I remember him from his emergency fill-in stints with the Aeros. When I saw him in the warm-up, I knew we were really thin. It looks like he has upped his game.

    1. Some have speculated a potential trade is coming that involves a drafted forward, but I’m going to assume that the Barons just felt depleted & thin so they added an extra durable body. Friday….

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