Thursday, September 20, 2007

Blades Part with Swift Current Duo

From the Blades website....

Blades Trade Ward/Cuthbert Reassigned

The Saskatoon Blades have sent 19 year old defenseman Brett Ward to the Moose Jaw Warriors in exchange for the Warriors 4th round choice in the 2008 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Ward joined the Blades in the 2004-05 season and played in 129 games with Saskatoon where he recorded 5 goals and 22 assists.
The Blades have also announced that they have reassigned 19 year old forward Craig Cuthbert to a Junior A team to be determined. Cuthbert appeared in 31 games with the Blades last season recording 1 assist.
Today`s moves leave the Blades with 27 players on their roster.
The Blades open their season tomorrow night in Brandon and will kick off their regular season

Both Ward and Cuthbert played their minor hockey in the city and worked out together in the off-season.

The Blades continue to get younger in order to build their team for the future.

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