(ISN) – Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that the club has acquired goaltender Jayden Sittler (1996) from the Kootenay Ice in exchange for a sixth round draft pick in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.
Sittler joins the Royals after starting the 2014-15 season with the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). The 6-0, 184 lb netminder has played in four games for the Oil Barons, posting a 2-2-0 record with a goals against average (GAA) of 3.04 and a 0.903 save percentage (SV%).
The native of Red Deer, AB played in one game for the Ice last season, making 17 saves for the victory.
Sittler spent the past two seasons with Red Deer Optimist Chiefs of the Alberta AAA Midget Hockey League (AMHL). During the 2013-14 season, Sittler registered a mark of 12-4-2 with a 2.03 GAA and a SV% of 0.913. In 2013 he was part of the Chiefs team that captured the Telus Cup.
Victoria is now home for a pair of games vs. the Vancouver Giants on Friday October 24th and Saturday October 25th. Friday’s contest marks the unveiling of the Royals third jersey, while Saturday’s game is the annual Pink in the Rink Night at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.