The Vancouver Giants traded Tristyn DeRoose to the Moose Jaw Warriors. Gary Ahuja Langley Times file photo

Giants send DeRoose to Moose Jaw

Vancouver makes roster move, acquiring sixth round bantam draft pick

The Vancouver Giants have traded forward Tristyn DeRoose to the Moose Jaw Warriors.

The 1999-born forward, who is from Saskatchewan, had a goal and five assists in 55 games for the Giants in 2016/17.

The six-foot-three, 188-pound winger also had 15 fighting majors, which were the second most in the Western Hockey League.

In exchange, Vancouver receives a sixth round draft pick in the 2020 WHL bantam draft.

With the roster move, the Giants are down to 27 players — 15 forwards, nine defencemen and three goaltenders.

The team needs to be down to 25 players for the start of the WHL season on Sept. 22.

Vancouver wrapped up the pre-season with three victories over the weekend, completing the exhibition season with five wins and one loss.

Just Posted

Plane ends up in raspberry field after failed takeoff at Abbotsford Airport

All 10 on board walk away without serious injuries on Friday

Langley work crews prep for significant dump of snow

Work underway to keep roads as clear and safe as possible

TransLink says 28 new Skytrain cars to arrive early

The cars for the Expo and Millennium lines will now be delivered three years earlier

UPDATE: 10-20 cm of snow expected Friday in Lower Mainland

Snowfall warning in effect from North Shore mountains out to Hope

VIDEO: Flames consume small building at Langley Events Centre

Thursday afternoon demo shows the importance of having sprinklers installed

VIDEO: What you need to know today at the B.C. Games

All 19 events are underway across Kamloops, where five to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall

Heavy snow leads to school closures in Greater Vancouver

UBC remains open, but others have cancelled classes and exams

Sask. school shooter to be sentenced as adult

The man was just shy of his 18th birthday when he killed four people and injured seven others

Internet questions PM’s fashion choices in India

The Trudeaus’ eight-day visit has been dogged by various controversies since it began Feb. 17

Adopted potbelly pig killed and eaten on Vancouver Island

Animal had been adopted out from the SPCA in Duncan; staff are devastated by news

WATCH: Walking from Argentina to Alaska one step at a time

Holly “Cargo” Harrison is in Williams Lake, resting a pulled hamstring before he continues on his 15,000-mile walk to Alaska.

Think you can dance?

Aspiring dancers encouraged to sign up for Junior Bombshells program and perform March 17 at Langley Events Centre

BCHL Today: Merritt Centennials keep moving while Salmon Arm Silverbacks slide

BCHL Today is a (near) daily look at what’s going on around the league and the junior A world.

Former Canuck Roberto Luongo addresses Florida shooting victims

Parkland, Fla., resident, delivers speech before Florida Panthers’ first home game since tragedy

Most Read