Jeff De Wit,Photo Marissa Baecker

The Victoria Royals have acquired forward Jeff De Wit (1998) from the Kootenay ICE in exchange for a sixth round draft pick in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.


In 22 contests this season, split between the ICE and the Regina Pats, the Red Deer, AB product has tallied six points (3g-3a) and 10 penalty minutes. During the 2016-17 campaign, de Wit registered nine goals and seven assists to go along with 26 minutes in penalties in 66 games with the Pats and the Red Deer Rebels.


Over the course of his 226 game WHL career (2014-present), de Wit has registered 58 points (22g-36a) along with 91 penalty minutes with the ICE, Pats and Rebels.


The 6-3, 210 lb forward was originally drafted by the Rebels in the first round, 14th overall, at the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.


Victoria returns to action from the holiday break, with a pair of home games against the Prince George Cougars tonight and tomorrow night. Both contests are set for 7:05 p.m. starts.