The Saskatoon Blades have acquired 1996 born defenceman Bryton Sayers from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a conditional 5th round draft pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.
A native of Prince Albert, Sayers spent two years in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA League before splitting the last two seasons between the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Victoria Royals. Sayers will bring more experience on the back end to help with the existing young core.
Saskatoon welcomes Sayers to the Blades family.
ROYALS ACQUIRE CONDITIONAL DRAFT PICK IN TRADE WITH BLADES
Victoria trades defenceman Bryton Sayers to Saskatoon.
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals today announced that the club has acquired a conditional draft pick from the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for 19-year-old defenceman Bryton Sayers.
Victoria sends Sayers to Saskatoon after acquiring the 5-10, 198 lb defender from the Lethbridge Hurricanes at the 2014-15 WHL Trade Deadline.
A native of Prince Albert, SK, Sayers played in 20 regular season contests for the Royals and recorded two points (1g-1a) to go along with seven penalty minutes. Sayers also suited up in 10 playoff games for Victoria and notched one assist and two minutes in penalties.
Prior to his time in Victoria, Sayers spent parts of two seasons with the Hurricanes and registered 21 points (6g-15a) and 56 penalty minutes in 84 games played.
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