Hockey: Oilers sign goalie
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Tulsa Oilers have signed goalie Larry Sterling for the 2012-13 season. Sterling, an eight-year veteran, played 37 games last season for the Dayton Gems and recorded a .922 save percentage, third best in the CHL.
Sterling's professional career began in 2004 with the Fort Worth Brahmas. The 29-year old played two years with the Brahmas before moving on to the Mississippi Riverkings. During the 2006-07 season, he led the CHL with 31 wins and was selected to the All-Star team.
After the 2007 season, Sterling, played for the IHL's Port Huron Icehawks. In three seasons with Port Huron, Sterling averaged 25 wins and a 2.65 goals against average. Sterling returned to the Riverkings for one season before landing with the Gems in 2011.