Wednesday 2 January 2019

Yorkton Terriers acquire 20 year old G Lamb from Weyburn; Legien returns to Terriers from WHL

The Yorkton Terriers have completed a deal with the Weyburn Red Wings.

The Terriers have acquired 20 year old netminder Riley Lamb from the Red Wings in exchange for 19 year old G Ben Laidlaw, the CJHL rights to 19 year old defenceman Parker Gavlas and the SJHL rights to 18 year old D Christian Riemer .

"We wanted to solidify our goaltending position, we were lucky enough that Riley was available, unfortunately we had to give up a great players & person like Ben, but in saying that we are excited to bring it a very goaltender with experience like Riley in", Terriers Head Coach/GM Mat Hehr said in a phone interview after making the deal.

Lamb, a Rivers MB product had a record of 9-13-0 so far with the Wings this season with a 3.43GAA & a 0.912SV %. He has also netted 3 shutouts.

He spent the previous 2 seasons with the WHL's Red Deer Rebels.

Laidlaw (Cochrane, AB) was in his 2nd season with the Terriers and currently this year he had a 9-6-0 record with a 4.55GAA & a 0.866 SV%.

Meanwhile Gavlas is currently in the Western Hockey League with the Edmonton Oil Kings. In 32 games split between the Oil Kings & Regina Pats he has compiled 3 points and 34 penalty minutes.

Riemer, who hails from Regina has 4 assists in 26 games this season.

Terriers Head Coach/GM Mat Hehr talked about the trade with GX94's Luke Walters

--The Yorkton Terriers also announced that 20 year old F Jared Legien has returned back to the hockey club.

The Pilot Butte native suited up for 3 games with the WHL's Vancouver Giants this past week compiling 3 points (1G 2A) in 3 games.

So far this season, Legien is leading the Terriers with 28G 24A for 52 points in 32 games.

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