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Warriors acquire Kale Clague

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Moose Jaw Warriors General Manager Alan Millar has announced the acquisition of 19-year-old defenseman Kale Clague from the Brandon Wheat Kings in exchange for 17-year-old Luka Burzan, 18-year-old Chase Hartje, a 2nd round pick in 2018, a 1st round pick in 2019, and a 1st round pick in 2021.

Clague, 6’0”, 185lbs, is from Lloydminster, Alberta and is in his 4th season in the WHL and is 2nd in WHL scoring among defenseman with 10 goals, 37 assists, and 47 points in 28 games.  Clague was drafted 6th overall by Brandon at the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft and has gone on to play 169 WHL games and has 25 goals, 118 assists, and 143 points.

Clague has also played in 40 WHL Playoff games and has eight goals, 13 assists, and 21 points and was a part of Brandon’s 2016 WHL Championship team and also played in the 2015 WHL Championship.  He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round, 51st overall, at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Clague recently captured gold with Team Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships and had two assists in six games.  He was also a member of Canada’s silver medal team at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships where he had six assists in seven games.

He is expected to make his Warriors debut Friday when the Warriors take on the Edmonton Oil Kings at Mosaic Place.  Tickets are available online at www.mjwarriors.ca or at the Mosaic Place Box Office.

 

Kale Clague (D)

Hometown: Lloydminster, AB

DOB: June 5, 1998

S: L   H: 6’0”   W: 181lbs

Season Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18 Brandon 28 10 37 47 35
2016-17 Brandon 48 5 35 40 41
2015-16 Brandon 71 6 37 43 54
2014-15 Brandon 20 4 9 13 6
2013-14 Brandon 2 0 0 0 0
Total 169 25 118 143 136
Playoffs Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017 Brandon 4 1 3 4 6
2016 Brandon 21 6 8 14 8
2015 Brandon 12 1 2 3 4
2014 Brandon 3 0 0 0 2
Total 40 8 13 21 20
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