Friday, July 5, 2013

Prince George - OCN Trade:


The second trade Prince George made saw them alleviate roster pressure by moving both a 20-year-old player who would also be considered an import player this upcoming season.

The deal has 19-year-old defenseman Spencer Schoech (he turns 20 on July 20th) off to the OCN Blizzard of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for future considerations.

To OCN:
D Spencer Schoech (93) To Prince George:
Future Considerations

Here's the release from the Spruce Kings:

The Prince George Spruce Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) have traded Spencer Schoech to the OCN Blizzard of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) in exchange for future considerations.

Schoech was brought to Prince George part way into last season to help on the blue line and also played forward at times through the year.

"Spencer played well in his time with us last season," said Spruce Kings General Manager, Mike Hawes. "Unfortunately he has been caught in a bit of a numbers game as he would have been an overage player and an import player for us this upcoming season. He is going to a good program in Manitoba and will do well there."

The Spruce Kings organization would like to thank Spencer for all of his contributions to the team and wish the twenty year old all the best in his future hockey career.

For more information contact the Spruce Kings office at 250.564.1747.

And here's the release from the Blizzard:

The OCN Blizzard have added a veteran presence to their blue line.

The Blizzard have acquired 20-year old ('93) defensemen Spencer Schoech from the Prince George Spruce Kings of the BCHL.

Schoech split parts of last season between the Kamloops storm of the KIJHL a Jr.B league in BC and the Prince George Spruce Kings putting up no points in 20 games with Prince George and adding 6 PIM.

The deal is for future considerations.

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