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T-Birds Acquire Owen Williams and Second Round Pick From Regina

Keith Hershmiller

Seattle sends Hyman to Pats

KENT, January 10, 2018 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced the team has acquired defenseman Owen Williams and a second round pick in the 2019 Bantam Draft from the Regina Pats in exchange for defenseman Aaron Hyman.

“Owen is a good young defenseman and will fit in with our group going forward,” said Farwell. “This trade brings us a very good return and gives Regina defensive experience they are looking for going into the Memorial Cup.”

Williams, a rookie from Delta, British Columbia, has appeared in 28 games with the Pats this season and has one assist. Williams is a left-shot defenseman who is a 2000 birth year.

Hyman has one goal and six assists in 26 games this season. Hyman played in all 20 playoff games last season and had seven points on a goal and six assists as the T-Birds won the 2017 WHL Championship.

The T-Birds play the Kelowna Rockets on Friday at 7:35pm at accesso ShoWare Center. They travel to Portland to play the Winterhawks on Saturday at 6pm at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

T-Birds single game tickets for the 2017-18 season are currently on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.

Season Tickets for the WHL Champion T-Birds 2017-18 season are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.

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