Fresno Signs Jeff Blair

The Fresno Falcons have announced the signing of Goaltender Jeff Blair, an invitee to the Canadian National Team Training Camp, for the 1999-2000 season. Blair will join veteran Jeff Ferguson to complete Fresno's strong goaltending tandem.

"Jeff is an exciting young goaltender with a lot of potential," said Blaine Moore, the Falcons Head Coach. "The combination of talent and veteran leadership in our goalies makes us very confident defensively going into the season."

The 5'11", 170 lb., native of Kamloops, British Columbia spent the last four years in the Western Hockey League including time with the Seattle Thunderbirds and Saskatoon Blades. During the 1998-99 season with the Tri-City Americans, Blair posted a 19-8-1 record, 2.95 goals against average, and, .889 save percentage with three shutouts. His level of play garnered national attention, and he earned himself an invite to the Canadian National Team Training Camp, September 8-14.