Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Steelheads Trade Former Viper Forward Eviston To Quad City:

The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Idaho Steelheads have signed then traded former Vernon Vipers forward Pearce Eviston to the ECHL Quad City Mallards.

Eviston signed a try-out contract with the Steelheads, attended the Steelheads Training Camp never played a game was released on October 13th 2014. Eviston then an unrestricted free agent signed with Idaho on October 22nd 2014 before being traded to Quad City on the same day.  No official press release from the Steelheads but the transaction was posted on the ECHL website/transactions page on October 22nd 2014.

Eviston didnt play hockey last season, played parts of one season in Vernon (2012-13). The Vipers acquired the playing rights of Eviston from the Victoria Grizzlies on Seprember 19th 2011 for Jarryd Ten Vaanholt. Eviston currently playing with the WHL Portland Winterhawks at the time of the trade, joined-signed with the Vipers on August 3rd 2012. Eviston played in 34 regular season games with Vernon before being sent home. The Vipers ended up trading Eviston to Victoria on January 10th 2013 for future considerations.

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