Kennewick, WA – Tri-City Americans Governor/General Manager Bob Tory announced today that the team has signed 16-year-old prospect Brendan O’Reilly to a standard WHL Players Contract.
a 6’2 180-pound defenseman from Southlake, Texas, spent last season
with the Victory Honda U-16 of the Tier 1 Elite League. In 47 total
games last year, O’Reilly collected 4 goals, 20 points and 25 penalty
minutes. An unlisted camp invite this year, O’Reilly, who was part of a
team-record 14 U.S. prospects to attend this year’s main camp, becomes
the third U.S. player to join Tri-City since last Friday, following the
team’s acquisition of Kennewick-native Taylor Vickerman in a trade with
Vancouver and signed Arizona-prospect Austyn Playfair on Monday.
came into camp and impressed us with his skating and poise,” explained
Tory. “We are happy that Brendan and his family have chosen the WHL and
our hockey club to pursue his professional goals and aspirations.”
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