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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats Hockey Club is pleased to announce they have acquired 19-year-old defenceman Aaron Hyman from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for 17-year-old defenceman Owen Williams and a second round pick in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.

Hyman (6’5, 221) is in his third season in the Western Hockey League, the product of Calgary, Alberta has played in 139 games, scoring four goals, 23 assists for 27 points. This year in Seattle, Hyman has a goal and seven points in 26 games.

“Aaron brings size and playoff experience to our back end,” said Pats Head Coach and GM John Paddock. “He won a league championship and played in the Memorial Cup last season and will fit in great with our group.”

Hyman played in all 20 of the Thunderbirds playoff games last year, scoring a goal and picking up six assists and was a plus four.

Williams was a ninth round pick by Regina in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. The product of Delta, B.C. has appeared in 29 games with the Pats, picking up one assist and 16 shots on goal.
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Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats Hockey Club is pleased to announce they have acquired 19-year-old defenceman Brady Pouteau from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for a seventh round pick in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.

Pouteau (6’3, 204) has put up a goal and 10 assists in 31 games with the Hurricanes this year. This will be his second tour of duty with the Pats, he was originally drafted by Regina in the fourth round of the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.

“Brady is a nice addition to our defence corps” said Pats Head Coach and GM John Paddock. “He was an integral part of the Hurricanes making the Eastern Conference Championship series last year and we look forward to having him back in Regina.”

Pouteau has played in 122 games in his WHL career, the product of Oak Bluff, MB has scored four goals and has 26 assists. He has played in 23 playoff games, putting up five assists.

The Pats are back in action tonight at the Brandt Centre against the Edmonton Oil Kings at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at reginapats.com and the Brandt Centre Box Office.

4 comments:

Larry said...

Pats now have a large, experienced group of defenceman.
Wheat Kings picked up four first rounders today.
Moose Jaw gets Kale Clague.

WesternManitobaRiders said...

To the surprise of only a few, Regina joined Moose Jaw and Swift Current in making a number of moves (Regina guaranteed a berth, while one of the Warriors or Speedy Creek will be out in the second round). The prices paid were steep, and in Brandon's case, a team who was doing better than expected and not that far back of Speedy Creek for second in the East, Kelly (who would have given the go ahead even if he is busy in Vegas) once again fleeced his trading partners. The return for Clague was huge and pretty good for Kaspick too. If one adds to these transactions the taking to the cleaners by the Wheat Kings of Saskatoon for two years into a row (Schenn and then Ferland), it may have been better to be a seller this week. However, for the next three months though, the Jaw (or Swifty) will look real good, and be tough to beat. And while upsets can happen, it is likely the Pats will be practicing for awhile should they get knocked out in the first round, which is very realistic given the status of the East this season.

Anonymous said...

But they will still be in the memorial cup...yes or no

Anonymous said...

So how many years is going to take the Pats to recover after selling the farm to host the Mem Cup? 5 years....a decade? Silly in my opinion, they should have learned their lesson from the last time they hosted.