Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Knights trade Elie for Austin

Press Release 

LONDON, ONTARIO: London Knights General Manager Mark Hunter announced today that the team has traded forward Remi Elie to the Belleville Bulls in exchange for overage defenseman Brady Austin.  Elie, a 5th round selection of the Knights back in 2011, was a 2nd round (40th overall) selection of the Dallas Stars in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft this past June.

Austin, a Peterborough native, is in his 5th year of the Ontario Hockey League having played two season with the Erie Otters and two with the Belleville Bulls.  Austin was a 2nd round (30th overall) selection for the Otters back in the 2009 OHL Priority Selection.  He was also drafted in the 7th round (193rd overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.  In 7 games with the Bulls this season, Austin has 5 points.

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