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Drumheller Dragons make changes as trade deadline looms.
The Drumheller Dragons has been shuffling the deck as it approaches the trade deadline.
As per Hockey Canada, the trade deadline this season is January 10 and t he Dragons have made a couple moves. On January 1, the Dragons picked up 19- year-old Jo sh Laferriere from the Nip a win Hawks. He is a 6’3” defense man, originally from Wainwright, Alb erta. In t he 2017/2018 s eason w ith t he Hawks, he had one go al and five assists, with 27 PIM.
“Josh ha s all t he a bilities t o help t he Dragons in t he b ack half of t he season. He is a de- pend able defense- first player that can move pucks, kill penalties, and play physically. He is a tremendous young man that will be a great addition in the Drumheller community.”
The acquisition of La ferriere completes a transaction initiated in October when the team sent defense man Gage Misskey to the Hawks. On January 3, the Dragons moved Jor en Patenaude, 19, to the Drayton Valley Thunder for a player development fee.
This was Patenaude’s second season with the Dragons , and in his 2016-2017 season, he tallied 30 points in 46 games.
This year he amassed 10 goals and eight assist sin 31 games.
Last week the Dragons moved Joren Patenaude to the Drayton Valley Thunder as the trade deadline approaches.