Victoria trades for 1997-born defenceman from Everett

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Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that the club has acquired defenceman Jordan Wharrie (1997) from the Everett Silvertips in exchange for the rights to unsigned defenceman Carter Stephenson (1998).

A native of Port Moody, BC, Wharrie comes to Victoria after recording four points (2g-2a) and 39 penalty minutes in 50 games for the Silvertips last season. Wharrie has played in 57 WHL regular season games with Everett and has notched two goals and two assists for four points to go along with 41 minutes in penalties.

The 6-2, 180 lb defender skated in 11 playoff contests last season for the Silvertips and registered two points (1g-1a) and eight penalty minutes.

Wharrie was selected in the fifth round, 98th overall by Everett in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

Stephenson, a product of Vancouver, BC was drafted by the Royals in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft in the ninth round, 188th overall.

Victoria continues their pre-season schedule with a match-up against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, September 12th at the Ladner Leisure Centre in Delta, BC at 4:00 p.m.

The Royals’ lone home contest of the pre-season is set for Sunday, September 13th when they host the Vancouver Giants. Puck drop is set for 2:05 p.m. at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. 

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