On the bus heading to the Lower Mainland for four games in five nights against Coastal Conference teams. Earlier this morning it was confirmed by Ed Dempsey, Spruce Kings head coach and general manager, that a trade had been completed with the Langley Chiefs for second year goaltender Andrew Walsh. Here is a copy of the media release ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4, 2010
PRINCE GEORGE, BC - The Prince George Spruce Kings have completed a trade with the Langley Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). The Spruce Kings have acquired 1990 goaltender, Andrew Walsh from the Chiefs in exchange for nineteen year old defenceman Brendan Nadolny and future considerations.
In his second season in the BCHL, Andrew Walsh has played in twenty six games this season with Langley recording 11 wins and 12 losses. With a goals against average of 3.80 and a save percentage of 88.43, Walsh has recorded 2 shutouts this season and also picked up 14 minutes in penalties. From Dawson Creek, Walsh is 6'2" 185lbs and catches left.
Andrew Walsh is expected to join the Spruce Kings on Wednesday January 6th when the team will play their second of a four game Coastal Conference road trip in Surrey.
For more information, please contact the Prince George Spruce Kings at 250.564.1747.