Press Release sent to the World of Junior Hockey
BC –The Penticton Vees Jr. ‘A’ Hockey Club traded
the playing rights of defenseman Brayden Park (96) to the Surrey Eagles for
future considerations, the team announced Monday.
Park, 17, appeared in 27 games last season
for the Vees picking up one assist and ten penalty minutes as a stay-at-home
defenseman. Park started last season with the Kootenay International Junior
Hockey League’s Osoyoos Coyotes, where he collected 10 assists in 12 games.
Prior to landing in the Okanagan, the Lumsden, Saskatchewan product played for
the Yorkton Harvest of the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League where he compiled
four goals and 20 points in 45 games in 2011-2012.
With today’s trade, the Vees are now down
to seven defenseman, as the Vees 22-man roster is now set heading into the
opening weekend of the BCHL season; the Bauer BCHL Showcase.
The Vees organization would like to thank
Brayden for his contributions to the team and wish him all the best in his
future hockey endeavors with the Eagles.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)