Merry Christmas , Enjoy Cuba Your ,Traded !by Dave Smith | December 24, 2017, 2:21 AM ET
The Whitehorse Huskies have decided to make room for up and coming defenseman Nikita Zadorov , by trading vetern Tyson Barrie. Tyson will be going to the last place expansion Banff Rockies , were he will be the number one guy. Barrie has two years left on a very reasonible 2.5 million per contract and is still a young 25 years old.
Coming back the Huskies way is a first round pick Brandons 2018. Also going to Banff is the Huskies 4th rounder in 2018.
" We have a lot of offensive defenseman coming down the line , this made dealing a very good player and person in Tyson not as hard. We have two top youngsters in Zadorov and Severson who need to play now. The expansion draft pushed this deal and we felt this fits in with , this years youth movement. " said D.R.Morrison from the beach resort in Havana Cuba.
"We are flying back to Whitehorse and will give Tyson a lift. We aslo play Banff at home first game back after the trade , so we will to keep him out patying with us. Were going to miss Tyson , he was well liked and a good team mate. " teased captain Jordan Staal