Maple Ridge goaltender Kyle Kelsey has been traded to the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League.
Brent Sutter, the owner and GM of the Rebels, announced a goalie swap on Thursday. He acquired Kelsey from the Moose Jaw Warriors, along with a fourth-round selection in today’s WHL Prospects Draft and a conditional pick, in exchange for goaltenders Connor Ungar, Justen Maric and a conditional pick. Ungar, 20, would be an overage player next season in the WHL.
Rebels complete trade with Warriors
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Originally signed by Moose Jaw in 2019, Kelsey was honoured as the top U16 goaltender in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) in 2019-20 while playing with Burnaby Winter Club.
Kelsey, now 18, played 28 games with the Victoria Grizzlies of the BCHL in 2021-22, posting a 14-12-0 record, 2.83 goals against average and .913 save percentage.
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