Vipers add Pakulak for the upcoming season
— VernonVipers (@VernonVipers) August 2, 2020
The Vernon Vipers added another forward for the 2020-21 season with the signing of 2003-born Luke Pakulak from the Delta Hockey Academy.
The Surrey product had three goals and five assists in 26 Canadian Sport School Hockey League games as a 16-year-old in 2019-20.
Sinclair transfers from UAH to Michigan Tech
— EP Transfers (@ep_transfers) August 3, 2020
Goaltender Mark Sinclair (33-12-0 with a 2.59 goals-against-average, a .910 save percentage, and two shutouts in 45 games with Chilliwack in 2016-17) has transferred schools in the NCAA from the University of Alabama-Huntsville to Michigan Tech University.
The 24-year-old’s move to the Huskies adds another chapter to the unique relationship between Chilliwack Chiefs alumni and the state of Michigan.
El-Mir re-ups with Greenville
— Greenville Swamp Rabbits (@SwampRabbits) August 3, 2020
Forward Karl El-Mir (six goals, five assists in 29 games with Salmon Arm in 2014-15) signed a one-year extension with the ECHL’s Greenville Swamp Rabbits for the 2020-21 season.
El-Mir, a University of Connecticut alumnus from Montreal, had nine goals and 10 assists in 34 ECHL games split between the Swamp Rabbits and the Indy Fuel in 2019-20, his first season of pro hockey.
O’Donnell signs deal in Slovakia for 2020-21
Canadian winger @bodonnell21 Brendan O'Donnell has signed a one year contract with #hcslovan. More lately, he played hockey for @RytiriKladno, @DECBulldogs and @KRSchina. Brendan, have a safe journey to Bratislava and welcome to Slovan! #VerniSlovanu pic.twitter.com/sJ71woYImk
— HC SLOVAN Bratislava (@hcslovanba) August 3, 2020
28-year-old forward Brendan O’Donnell (29 goals, 43 assists in 58 games with Penticton in 2010-11) is taking his game from the Czech Republic to Slovakia for the 2020-21 season.
The Winnipeg native has signed with HC Slovan Bratislava for the upcoming season after posting 30 points in 51 games with Rytiri Kladno of the Czech league in 2019-20.