The San Antonio Rampage have signed emergency back-up goalie Rick Plester to an ATO. He will back-up Rampage starter Roman Will tonight against the Texas Stars after Calvin Pickard was recalled by the Colorado Avalanche.
Plester is an Austin resident who had a brief professional hockey career. According to Hockey DB he played two games for the Bakersfield Condors in the WCHL during the 1999-2000 season. He’s also practiced with the Texas Stars before and plays on a frequent basis in Austin’s recreational leagues.
Today, he’s an accomplished guitarist. The following is from his bio at http://www.rickplester.com:
Rick Plester is a producer and touring guitarist residing in Austin Texas. To date Rick has been involved in 121 records as a Producer/Engineer or guitarist working with names such as,The Scorpions/ James Kottak, Kottak Attack, Michael Schenker, George Lynch, Producer Julie Larson, Stevie Wonder, Etta James,Chaka Kahn, Elton John, Steely Dan, Janet Jackson, KD Lang, Anne Lennox, Sarah Maclaian, Lindsey Buckinham, Bjork. Producer Gary Sinclaire, Chris Layton (Stevie Ray Vauhan) Wasp, ect……