Maraschiello, a native of Kenmore, N.Y., had suited up in three games for the Mustangs so far this season, registering a record of 1-2-0 with a 2.61 goals-against average (GAA) and 0.925 save percentage (SP). The 6-foot, 179-pound netminder was originally acquired from the AJHL’s Drayton Valley Thunder prior to the start of the 2013-14 season. In 30 games with the Thunder last year, Maraschiello was 15-9-5 with a 2.81 GAA and 0.909 SP.
Hicks, a 6-foot-1 native of Boissevain, Man. spent last season with the Southwest Cougars of the Manitoba Midget AAA Hockey League (MMHL) tallying 10 goals and 32 points in 44 games. Hicks played two games for the Mustangs this season, registering no points.
The trade was announced via the Mustangs Facebook page earlier this morning.