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Rattlers acquire MJ Kiekebelt in trade with Denver

March 18, 2016
In the first move since the Collegiate Draft, the Rochester Rattlers have acquired defender MJ Kiekebelt from the Denver Outlaws in exchange for Dan Groot.

Kiekebelt has played 12 games over his two-year career, all with the Hamilton Nationals. The Outlaws picked him up with the 62 nd overall pick in the 2014 Supplemental Draft. He finished last year with two goals and one assists in 11 games, adding 20 ground balls.

Kiekebelt has played in Rochester before – attending college at RIT – where he was a First Team All-American in 2011. He also serves as an assistant coach on the RIT team

Groot completed his second stint with the Rattlers in 2013. In his two seasons in Rochester, Groot scored 3 goals and had 3 assists.