Vernon Vipers have acquired defenceman Jared Wilson(94) from the
Alberni Valley Bulldogs in exchange for forward Craig Martin (95) and
Wilson is in his second BCHL season and
was leading the Bulldogs in scoring with 3 goals and 6 assists in 9
games. The 6’3 190 pound product of Calgary is committed to RPI for the
14-15 season. Last season he recorded 10 goals and 22 assists in 50
Martin was in his second season with Vipers having
recorded 3 goals and 4 assists in 9 games. Martin has also secured a
scholarship for next season to Quinnpiac University.
and General Manager Jason Williamson likes the trade but admits it was
tough one to complete. “Any time you have to trade away a player that
has been with you for a while it is extremely difficult. Marty is a
great person and an exceptional hockey player but as you know you have
to give up something to get something and we are very happy to be adding
Jared to our program.”
Wilson is expected to arrive in Vernon on Wednesday and make his Viper debut on Friday in Prince George.
The Vipers would like to welcome Jared to the club and wish Craig the best of luck in the future.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)