The Portland Winterhawks have signed Conor MacEachern, a 16-year-old defenseman who played this season for the Cariboo Cougars of the British Columbia Major Midget League.
MacEachern, 6’3″ and 175 pounds, had four goals and 13 assists for 17 points in 33 games with the Cougars. His team also won the prestigious Mac’s Midget AAA tournament, with MacEachern being named Best Defenseman in the tournament and named to the First All-Star Team.
“Conor is a big, mobile defenseman who can play in all situations,” said Portland Winterhawks General Manager & Head Coach Jamie Kompon. “We’re excited that he has decided to sign with us and we look forward to watching him develop in Portland.”