Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Prince George Cougars Acquire Goalie Clark From Swift Current

Press Release

Prince George, BC – Prince George Cougars General Manager Dallas Thompson announced Monday the Cougars have acquired 20-year old goaltender Morgan Clark from the Swift Current Broncos. In exchange, the Broncos get a 2011 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft conditional pick.

Clark has played a total of 142 regular season games in the WHL for the Red Deer Rebels and Swift Current Broncos. During the 2009-10 season with the Broncos, Clark played 46 games, earning a 24-14-1-2 record with a 2.92 goals against average and a save percentage of .907. Clark also picked up one shut-out. The 6’1”, 162 pound product of Flower Mound, Texas, is a seventh round pick of the Vancouver Canucks in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Thompson says, “We’re pleased to add Morgan to our organization and look forward to seeing him at training camp.”

The Cougars also announce 19-year old goaltender Hudson Stremmel has decided to remain in Reno, Nevada to focus on his education.

(Nathan can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

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