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SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO - January 10, 2020 (LSN) Soo Greyhounds General Manager Kyle Raftis announced the team completed a deal with the Midwest Division’s Kitchener Rangers today. Soo Greyhounds General Manager Kyle Raftis also announced a transaction today involving the Sudbury Wolves.
The transaction sees the Greyhounds receive a trio of picks in exchange of a third-year defenceman.
Coming to the Greyhounds are a 3rd Round Selection in the 2024 OHL Priority Selection (OTT), 5th Round Selection in 2022 (KIT) and 8th Round in 2020 (KIT).
Kitchener receives left-shooting defenceman, Holden Wale.
Wale, originally a 4th Round pick of the Greyhounds in 2016, is in his third season with the Greyhounds.
In 139 career regular season games played he has 7 goals and 25 assists (32 points).
Following this transaction, the Greyhounds active roster reduces down to 7 defenceman; Ryan O'Rourke, Jacob LeGuerrier, Billy Constantinou, Robert Calisti, Drew Wawrow, Jacob Holmes and Matthew Halushak.
In the deal involving the Sudbury Wolves. the Greyhounds receive a conditional 15th Round Selection in the 2021 OHL Priority Selection (Sudbury’s) in exchange for the rights to RW Brett Jacklin.
Jacklin, originally a 10th Round Selection of the Greyhounds in 2016, played two seasons (2017-18 and 2018-19) for the Greyhounds where in 97 games played he tallied 7 goals and 14 assists, good for 21 points.
He was last year's Humanitarian Award recipient at the club's year-end banquet.
Most recently, Brett was a member of the Laurentian Voyageurs Hockey Team (OUA) this season where in 19 games played he had 7 goals and 6 assists.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are a major junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. The Greyhounds play home games at the GFL Memorial Gardens. The present team was founded in 1962 as a team in the Northern Ontario Hockey Association.
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