Tuesday, July 27, 2010

WHL Notes July 27

Medicine Hat acquired 18-year-old forward Ryan Harrison from Prince Albert for prospects ... 18-year-old defenseman Austin Bourhis, 17-year-old forward Todd Fiddler and future considerations.

Everett has signed forward Josh Birkholz of Maple Grove, MN. Birkholz, 19, was selected in the third round (67th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers.
A 6'1, 185 pound forward, Birkholz appeared in 36 games for the University of Minnesota last season, tallying six points on five goals and one assist. He spent his 17-year old season with the USHL's Fargo Force, scoring 21 goals and adding 15 assists for 36 points in 55 games played.