The Yorkton Terriers have completed a three way trade with two teams in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The Terriers have traded local products 1999 forwards Carson and McKenzie Welke to the Camrose Kodiaks for 1998 forward Slater Strong (Calgary, AB), a PDF and 1999 forward Dalton Ossman (Calgary, AB) from the Calgary Canucks for a PDF that was paid by the Camrose Kodiaks.
The Terriers were put in a position in May from the Welke’s requesting a trade to play in the AJHL or BCHL for the 2017/18 season. The Terriers were able to accommodate their request and are very excited to see Dalton and Slater in a Terrier uniforms next month.
Strong and Ossman are both two year veterans in the AJHL. Strong has played two full seasons in the AJHL with the Camrose Kodiaks where he has injuries that prevented him from playing full seasons for the Kodiaks. In his two seasons he played in 67 regular season games where he collected 13 points and 89 penalty minutes. Slater also played in 9 playoff games the past two seasons.
Ossman was signed by the Regina Pats after his 15 year old midget season. He played two seasons with the Calgary Canucks where he scored 13 goals 18 assists and had 100 penalty minutes in 97 regular season games along with 4 playoff games under his belt.
The Yorkton Terriers would like to thank Carson and McKenzie along with their family for the past two seasons as members of the Terriers and wish them all the best. The Terriers would like to welcome Dalton and Slater along with their families to the Yorkton Terriers hockey club.
The Terriers will open training camp on Friday September 1 and will have their intra squad game Sunday September 3.
(Terriers News Release)