Red Wings shake things up

Red WingsThe Weyburn Red Wings roster underwent a major shakeup Thursday afternoon.

Completing two trades, one with the Humboldt Broncos and the other with the MJHL’s Dauphin Kings, the Red Wings shipped out second-leading scorer Kyle Oleniuk (1993) and blueline scoring leader Ryan Cooper (1993).

Oleniuk was sent to Humboldt in exchange for defenceman Cody Pettapiece (1994) while Cooper was sent packing for Dauphin in exchange for forward Brendan McKay (1994) and future considerations.

Both deals were announced via the Weyburn Red Wings Twitterfeed.

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Red Wings send Grassl to La Ronge

Ice WolvesThe La Ronge Ice Wolves kept busy on the trade market Monday, acquiring goaltender Luke Grassl (1995) from the Weyburn Red Wings. In exchange, Weyburn receives the rights to defenceman Trenton Zakaluzny (1996) and future considerations.

The deal was originally revealed by Red Wings play-by-play man Tyler Wawryk at 7:51 p.m. last night.

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Millionaires send Holtan to MJHL

MillionairesThe Melville Millionaires have traded defenceman Will Holtan (1994) to the MJHL’s Winnipeg Blues.

The trade completes a deal between the two squads that was consummated July 3, 2013 when the Blues sent goaltender Isaiah Plett (1993) to Melville in exchange for future considerations.

Immediately after acquiring Holtan, the Blues turned around and flipped him to the Swan Valley Stampeders in exchange for the rights to forward Ezra Hall (1996), defenceman Zach Lamothe (1997) and future considerations.

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Ice Wolves acquire Johnson from Dauphin

Ice WolvesThe La Ronge Ice Wolves are bringing defenceman Joren Johnson back to the SJHL.

La Ronge has traded blueliner Brett Hope (1993) to the MJHL’s Dauphin Kings in exchange for Johnson (1994) and future considerations.

Johnson started the season with the Battlefords North Stars before he was traded Sept. 30 to Dauphin along with forward Robbie Newton (1993) in exchange for LW/C Alex Bechtold (1994).

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