December 11, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Victoria Royals today announced that the club has acquired forward Braden Oleksyn (1996) from the Calgary Hitmen in exchange for forward Landon Welykholowa (1996).
Oleksyn has played seven games with a plus-two rating for the Hitmen so far this season. The 5-10, 190 lb forward spent the 2012-13 season in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with the La Ronge Ice Wolves where he collected 28 points (11g-17a) in 50 games played. The Saskatoon, SK product was originally selected by Calgary with the club’s third round, 60th overall, choice in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft.
Welykholowa joins Calgary after posting one goal and a minus-six rating through 18 games played this season with Victoria.
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