With three goalies on the roster, Lethbridge Hurricanes General Manager/Head Coach, Rich Preston, announced today the team has traded 19 year old Goalie Brandon Anderson as well as their 3rd and 6th round picks in the 2012 Bantam Draft to the Brandon Wheat Kings in exchange for Goalie Liam Liston and Defenceman Spencer Galbraith.
Anderson has a record of 2-3-0-and-1 this season where he’s allowed 23 goals in the 217 shots he’s faced. The Langley, BC native and draft pick of the Washington Capitals leaves the Canes with a 3.78 GAA and an .894 save percentage this season. Overall, Anderson has a 3.68 Goals Against and an .890 save percentage in his career.
The 18 year old Liston stands 6’2 and 195 pounds and has played 3 games for the Wheat Kings in 2011-2012 with a 2-1 record, a 4.77 GAA and an .864 save percentage. Over his career he’s 22-17-0-1 with a 3.83 save percentage. As for Galbraith, he’s a 5’10, 180 pound blueliner who’s yet to register a point this season. He’s a minus 3 plus/minus rating with 12 PIM’s.
Both players are expected to join the team sometime on Monday.
(From Esther Madziya, Hurricanes Media Relations)