Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang would like to announce the acquisition of 19 year old defenceman, Colton Jobke as well as a 2nd round pick in the 2012 and a 5th in the 2013 WHL Bantam drafts in exchange for 18 year old defenceman Myles Bell.
Colton is entering his 3rd season in the WHL and has signed a 3 year entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild. The Delta, BC native played in 51 games with the Kelowna Rockets last season, collecting a goal and 9 assists.
Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang "Colton has spent three years in a quality, successful program in Kelowna and his play has earned him a pro contract with the Minnesota Wild. He will provide leadership and a steadying presence on our blue line."
Colton will join the Regina Pats immediately. Chad Lang will be available for comment during practice this afternoon at 2:15pm at the Brandt Centre on the West Side concourse.