Medicine Hat, AB – The Medicine Hat Tigers announced on Tuesday that they have acquired 17-year-old forward Elijah Brown from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick in 2018 and a conditional 3rd round pick in 2019.
“We are excited to welcome Elijah and his family to the Tigers Organization and look forward to his contributions.”
Tigers GM & Head Coach Shaun Clouston
Brown, a former 1st round bantam selection (15th overall – 2015 WHL Bantam Draft) scored 6 goals and added 14 assists over 80 games with the Seattle Thunderbirds. Brown has some familiarity with Tigers staff as Assistant Coach Bobby Fox coached Brown and Team Alberta to a gold medal during the 2015 Western Canada Under 16 Challenge Cup, now known as the WHL cup.
To Medicine Hat:
- 2nd round pick 2018 WHL Bantam Draft
- Conditional 3rd round pick 2019 WHL Bantam Draft
The Tigers also announced on Tuesday that they have traded the rights to (D) Cameron MacPhee to the Prince George Cougars for a 7th round bantam selection in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. The Tigers would like to wish Cam all the best in Prince George.