Moose Jaw, SK - Moose Jaw Warriors General Manager Alan Millar has announced the acquisition of 17-year-old defenceman Reid Zalitach from the Vancouver Giants in exchange for a fourth round pick in 2015 and a third round pick in 2016.
Zalitach was selected by Vancouver in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft and is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 54 career games he has seven assists and 18 penalty minutes. He was also a member of Team West at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Quebec.
Zalitach is expected to join the Warriors this week.
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