Vacin is back



The No. 1 team and most prolific offense in the Western States Hockey League just got even better and even deeper.


The Ogden Mustangs welcomed Lukas Vacin back to town today, as he skated with the team at today's practice and will be in the lineup this weekend when the team hits the road for a three-game series against the Southern Oregon Spartans.


“I'm excited to be back," Vacin said. "There's a different vibe with the team this year. It's good. I feel this is going to be a good season. I’m happy to be with the group of guys here. We are going to have a lot of success if we work hard and if we play with passion.”


Vacin started this season with the Twin City Thunder in the NCDC, and will now return to the Mustangs where he had a solid season last year. Vacin had 33 goals and 32 assists for 65 points in 50 regular season games. He had six goals and three assists in nine playoff games. He was third overall in team scoring, behind only Rhett Rampinelli and Ammon Anderson.


Vacin is a speedy forward who is strong on his skates and can play physical. He has a scoring touch and rocket of a shot.

His work ethic and determination are also assets to his game.

Vacin stands at 6-feet and 200 pounds. He's a 2000 birth year with another season of junior hockey eligibility remaining after this season. His hometown is Most, Czech Republic. This is his fourth season in North America.