Monday, January 11, 2016

Vernon-Burlington Trade:

This is posted on the BCHL website:

10-Jan-16 The Vernon Vipers have transferred the CJHL playing rights to Griffin James(97) (D) to the Burlington Cougars of the OJHL in exchange for future considerations.

Griffin James Player Profile:

This was posted on the Morning Star website:

Vipers deal defenceman James to Ontario
by  Staff Writer - Vernon Morning Star

Jan 11, 2016

The Vernon Vipers made one move as part of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Jan. 10 trade deadline.

Vernon shipped defenceman Griffin James to the Burlington Cougars of the Ontario Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations.

“Griffin wanted an opportunity to play closer to home and we were able to make that happen,” said Vipers head coach and general manager Mark Ferner. We thank him for his contribution to the team and wish him the best of luck moving forward.”

James, 18, a native of Aurora, Ont., had three goals and three assists in 35 games played with the Vipers, along with 34 penalty minutes.

The deal leaves the Vipers with a 21-man roster and the opportunity to add one more player.

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