Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Mustangs Trade Former Viper Betinol To Canucks:

The Alberta Junior Hockey League Calgary Mustangs
have traded former Vernon Vipers forward Josh Betinol to the AJHL Calgary Canucks.

The Vipers acquired Betinol last season from the
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Battlefords North Stars.  The North Stars sent Betinol to Vernon on October 3rd 2013 for future considerations.  Betinol played in 10 games with the Vipers picking up one assist before being traded to the AJHL Calgary Mustangs on November 3rd 2013 along with future considerations for forward Chase McMurphy.

Josh Betinol's Player Profile:


This is posted on the Canucks website:

Canucks Add Josh Betinol

Posted November 2nd, 2014

The Canucks completed a series of transactions on Saturday which led to the team acquiring 94 forward Josh Betinol. The Canucks traded Logan Franz & the rights to Landon Welykholowa (Currently in Saskatoon in the WHL) for forward Anthony Orubor and a player to be named later. The Canucks then sent Orubor to the Calgary Mustangs in exchange for Betinol. Canucks GM Chad Shiel had this to say regarding the moves. "Betinol is a player we have be after for a while now. He is a very dynamic, highly skilled offensive forward with exceptional speed. We think he can really ad some much needed offense to our line up. It was really tough to have to move Franz, he was a big part of this team and we certainly wish him much success in the future. The Canucks are back in action on Monday when they will face thier cross-town rivals the Calgary Mustangs. Game starts at 7:30 at Father David Bauer Arena.

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