Prince George,  B.C. – Prince George Cougars General Manager Todd Harkins announced today that the team has signed 2000-born defenceman Jack Sander (Beaumont, AB) to a Standard WHL Player Agreement.

Sander (6’1”, 166 pounds) is a left-handed shot and has played each of the past two seasons with the Leduc Oil Kings (AMHL). In 2016-17 he helped guide the Oil Kings to an Alberta Midget Championship. In 34 games he notched three goals along with eight assists and added an additional two goals and five assists in 14 playoff games. In five games at the 2017 Telus Cup (Played in Prince George, B.C.), Sander had a goal and an assist.

“There’s a lot to like about Jack’s game. He’s an offensive-minded defenceman that has great feet and can push the pace of play,” said Cougars General Manager, Todd Harkins. “He reads the game well, has a high hockey IQ to create offensive plays without jeopardizing the defensive side of his game. We’re thrilled to welcome Jack and his family to the Prince George Cougars organization.”

Sander turned 17 on May 1st and will be attending his first Training Camp with the Cougars in August.