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Saints Make Deal With Thunder
The Spruce Grove Saints acquired Jake Aston from the Drayton Valley Thunder in exchange for a player development fee.
Aston is entering his third and final season of junior hockey after spending the previous two in Drayton Valley.
The Edmonton native has 105 regular-season games of experience and another eight games in the playoffs. He has 15 career goals and 29 points.
He is Saints press release he was described as the team’s new Brent Trentham, their captain from last season.
Bobcats Strengthen Blueline
The Lloydminster Bobcats stayed busy heading into the weekend.
Nigel Dube went out and strengthened his blueline by bringing in Dalton Irvine from the Revelstoke Grizzlys of the KIJHL.
Irvine is a 2002 born defenceman and an Alberta product from Marwayne. He spent the past two seasons with the Grizzlys playing in 81 regular season games scoring 14 goals and 65 points. In his rookie season, the Grizzlys went on to win the KIJHL Championship.
Irvine also had a brief stint with the Vernon Vipers (BCHL) dressing in four games last season.