Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals are pleased to
announce that the club has signed 1997-born forward Keith Anderson to a
Western Hockey League (WHL) Standard Player Agreement.
The Hermiston, OR native currently plays in the Canadian Sports
School Hockey League (CSSHL) for Compete Hockey Academy. In 13 games
played this season, Anderson leads his team in scoring with 23 points
(13g-10a) to go along with 10 minutes in penalties.
“We are very happy to have Keith sign a WHL contract with us, and
look forward to him wearing a Royals’ jersey in the future,” Royals’
General Manager Cameron Hope said. “He is having a great season, using
his skill and size to make a difference on his current team. He's the
kind of player who we expect can make an impact in the WHL in the coming
Last season, Anderson helped the Arizona Bobcats Tier-1 Under-16
team to a state championship. The 6-4, 208 lb forward was selected by
the Royals with the club’s sixth round, 115th overall, pick in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.
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