Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Pats acquire Schacher from Royals

Press Release

Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats Senior VP and General Manager Chad Lang announced today the team has acquired 18-year old defenceman Isaac Schacher (6’4”, 215 lbs) from the Victoria Royals in return for 5th Round WHL Bantam Draft Selections in 2015 and 2016.

Schacher (pronounced SHOCK-err) played in 35 games for Victoria this season while registering seven points (1G, 7A), 23 penalty minutes and a plus 13 rating.  Last season, the Kimberly, B.C. native split time between the Royals (10 GP – 1A) and the KIJHL’s Kimberly Dynamiters (46 GP – 15G – 24A – 39PTS).

"We are happy to add a player of Isaac’s stature to our lineup.  Schacher will provide depth and add size to our back-end,” said Chad Lang.  “With the departure of Tye Hand, we felt it was important to add a big defender to our roster.”

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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