Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Pats trade Carlson?!

I just received this Prince George Cougars media release vis email (I'm on their email list.:

Cougars Acquire 19 Year Old Defenceman Cody Carlson From Regina

Media and Information Release
October 6, 2010

Prince George, BC – Prince George Cougars General Manager Dallas Thompson announced Wednesday the Cougars have acquired puck moving 19-year old defenceman Cody Carlson from the Regina Pats. In return, the Cougars have sent 19-year old defenceman Art Bidlevskii to Regina.

Carlson, a 5’10”, 184 pound product of Victoria, BC, was a first round pick of the Medicine Hat Tigers in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft, selected 21st overall. Carlson was traded to the Pats last season and in 170 career regular season games, Carlson has posted 11 goals and 55 assists for 66 points, while collecting 104 penalty minutes. Carlson has a goal and an assist in five games this year.

Carlson will join the Cougars tomorrow in Medicine Hat.

18 year old forward Brandon Scholten has been designated for re-assignment to Junior A.

Note: Confirmed via Gregg Drinnan's Tweet: Regina trades D Cody Carlson, 19, to PG for D Art Bidlevskii, 19.