ROYALS ACQUIRE ALEX FORSBERG
Victoria trades for 1995-born forward from Saskatoon.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that the club has acquired forward Alex Forsberg (1995) along with a third round pick in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft and a fourth round pick in the 2016 draft from the Saskatoon Blades. In exchange the Royals have sent their first round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft and the rights to forward Brayden Dunn (1998) to the Blades.
A native of Waldheim, SK, Forsberg comes to Victoria after recording 33 points (13g-20a) in 36 games for the Blades this season. Forsberg has played in 167 WHL regular season games with the Prince George Cougars and Saskatoon Blades and has notched 43 goals and 77 assists for 120 points.
The 5-10, 178 lb centre also represented Team West at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge where he registered two assists in four games.
Forsberg was selected first overall in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft by the Prince George Cougars.
Dunn, a product of Calgary, AB was drafted by the Royals in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft in the fourth round, 77th overall.
The Royals return to action on tomorrow to take on the seventh ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League the Medicine Hat Tigers. Victoria will close out their seven game homestand with a two-game series against BC Division rivals the Prince George Cougars on Friday and Saturday. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. for all three games. Get your tickets today by calling 250-220-7777 or visiting at www.victoriaroyals.com
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