VANCOUVER, BC - The Vancouver Giants have acquired 18 year-old
goaltender Jared Rathjen from the Victoria Royals for an eighth round
WHL Bantam Draft Pick in 2013.
Rathjen is currently playing for
the Whitecourt Wolverines of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. In 11
games with the Wolverines this season, Rathjen has a Goals Against
Average of 2.99 and a 0.916 Save Percentage. The Prince George native
played 26 games with the Victoria Royals in the past two seasons. In 4
appearances this season with the Royals, he had a 2-2 record, a 2.92
Goals Against Average and a 0.912 Save Percentage.
Rathjen will be joining the Giants in Edmonton for their upcoming Alberta road trip.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)