Victoria trades for 20-year-old defenceman from Brandon

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Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that the club has acquired defenceman Kade Jensen (1997) from the Brandon Wheat Kings in exchange for a fifth round draft pick in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft.

 

Jensen, a Calgary, AB product, has tallied five points (2g-3a) and 30 penalty minutes in 25 contests so far this season with Brandon. Last year, the 6-3, 218 lb defender registered four goals and 10 assists to go along with 94 minutes in penalties in 73 games split between the Swift Current Broncos and Wheat Kings.

 

The 20-year-old veteran has played in 277 career WHL games, with the Wheat Kings, Broncos and Lethbridge Hurricanes, and has recorded 56 points (17g-39a) and 344 penalty minutes.

 

Jensen was originally drafted by the Lethbridge Hurricanes in Round 5, 103rd overall, in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

 

Victoria travels to Medicine Hat tonight to face the Tigers with puck drop set for 6:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). The Royals will then wrap up their four-game road trip tomorrow in Lethbridge against the Hurricanes. Puck drop for tomorrow’s contest is slated for 6:00 p.m. PST.

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