Draper and Martino leave Chilliwack for Omaha
NEWS: Lancers Add Martino and Draper from BCHL
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— Omaha Lancers (@OmahaLancers) January 3, 2021
It was reported last week that Martino was headed to the Lancers, but now Draper joins him in leaving Chilliwack.
Martino, who is committed to Clarkson University for this fall and eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft, led the Chiefs in scoring during the 2020-21 BCHL training season with 10 points in eight games.
Draper, a Miami University (Ohio) commit and seventh round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings in the 2020 NHL Draft, was sixth on the Chiefs with five points in eight games.
Both players were held pointless in their debuts with the Lancers on Sunday in a 5-2 loss to Des Moines.
Newhook on the move again
The Red Wings have acquired 20 year old Defenseman Devan Newhook from the Pembroke Lumber Kings of the CCHL for future considerations. A native of of St. Johns, NL, the 6'1 185 pound Newhook played last season for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL. #rockthewings pic.twitter.com/IkQBaN3gsb
— Fredericton Red Wings (@FRedWingsHockey) January 3, 2021
Defenseman Devan Newhook (five assists in 31 games with Salmon Arm in 2019-20) has been acquired by the Fredericton Red Wings of the Maritime Hockey League from the Pembroke Lumber Kings of the Central Canadian Hockey League for future considerations.
The 2000-born blueliner was traded by the Silverbacks to Notre Dame of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League last June before being shipped by the Hounds to Pembroke in September.
Brule takes his game to Poland
W Polskiej Hokej Lidze trwa wyścig zbrojeń. Dziś umowę z @UniaOswiecim podpisał Gilbert Brulé. 34-letni Kanadyjczyk ma w swoim dorobku występy w czołowych ligach na świecie oraz brązowy medal Zimowych Igrzysk Olimpijskich w Pjongczangu. #hokejpl
— Hokej.Net (@hokejnet) January 3, 2021
Forward Gilbert Brule (32 goals, 25 assists in 48 games with Quesnel in 2002-03) has signed with Unia Oswiecim of Polska Hokej Liga, which is the top level of hockey in Poland.
Brule, 34, started the season with the Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinental Hockey League before leaving the team earlier this season. He had 19 points in 44 games with Kunlun in 2019-20, his sixth season in the KHL.