Monday, September 14, 2009

Prince George Cougars acquires Torbohm

Press Release

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Cougars have acquired 19-year old defenceman Kurt Torbohm from the Kamloops Blazers, in exchange for the Cougars sixth round pick in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft.

Torbohm has played his entire WHL career with the Blazers, after being selected in the 5th round of the 2005 WHL Bantam Draft by Kamloops. The product of Chase, BC, has played 99 regular season games in the WHL, with 5 assists and 149 penalty minutes over that span, including 110 penalty minutes last year in 59 games. Torbohm also adds size to the Cougars blue line, standing 6’3” and weighs 208 pounds.

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