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Contact: Brian Clark
February 1, 2005
FALCONS CLAIM PEREIRA OFF WAIVERS
Falco Activated, Weaver Placed on IR
Fresno, Calif. - The Fresno Falcons added
right winger Joe Pereira to their roster today after claiming
him off waivers from the Peoria Rivermen. Pereira appeared
in 16 games for Peoria this season, recording two assists
and 55 penalty minutes. The second-year pro was a teammate
of fellow Falcons forward David Brisson at the University
of Nebraska-Omaha from 1999-2003.
Fresno also activated forward Paul Falco
from injured reserve today while assigning assistant captain
Jason Weaver to the seven-day injured list.
The Falcons begin a three-game series in
Victoria, British Columbia, against the Victoria Salmon Kings
tomorrow at 7 p.m. Catch all the live play-by-play action
on 103.1 FM, The Mountain Cat, beginning at 6:50 p.m.