Montreal Canadians prospect Kaiden Guhley will wear new colors after being traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings by Prince Albert Raiders on Wednesday.
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The Western Junior Hockey League (WHL) club in the Alberta capital paid a lot of money to get their hands on a 19-year-old defenseman.
In fact, the Oil Kings dropped two first-round picks (2021 and 2023), forward Carson Latimer and back Eric Johnston. The third (2025) and sixth (2022) round options are also part of the deal.
Guhle first round pick (16E Total) CH in the 2020 Amateur Draft. The defender dominates the WHL this season as well as the left. In 17 games, he hit the target twice and provided 13 assists for 15 points.
However the riders were installed at 10E He stood in the East of the Circuit standings due to an 8-12-1 record. For their part, the Oil Kings maintained a 14-4-2 record and were second in the same association.
As the Edmonton native was selected for the final selection camp for Team Canada Junior, it was the second major news to touch Guhle in a few hours.