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Riptide Acquire Austin Madronic In Three-Way Trade

Uniondale, NY (Wednesday, September 6th, 2023) – The New York Riptide announced today that the club has acquired right-handed forward Austin Madronic from the Saskatchewan Rush, plus a third round pick in 2026 from the Buffalo Bandits, in the team’s second three-way trade of the summer. In exchange for Madronic, the Riptide send netminder Steven Orleman, a second round pick in 2024, and a second round pick in 2025, to Buffalo. Saskatchewan will receive right-handed forward Nathaniel Kozevnikov from Buffalo.

Madronic, 24, was drafted sixth overall by the Saskatchewan Rush in the 2022 NLL Entry Draft. The Harvard University graduate appeared in 17 games with the Rush during his rookie season, where he scored 12 goals and added 11 assists for 23 points. Madronic will be a part of a new-look right-handed Riptide offense, which includes the likes of Kiel Matisz, Matt Anderson and Colton Lidstone, plus returning leading right-handed scorer Connor Kearnan.

Orleman, 24, spent his first two NLL seasons with the Riptide. During the 2022-23 season, the Kitchener, Ontario native posted a 3-8 record with a goals against average of 14.02, and a save percentage of .755.



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