The BCJALL made some trades this week as the trade deadline came to an end. The Coquitlam Adanacs were the most active, first acquiring goaltender Peter Dubenski and scorer Brett Hawrys from the Nanaimo Timbermen. Going to Nanaimo is Mitch McDole and Tyson Walker along with rights to Colin Winship and Connor Sutton from the Intermediate level. Nanaimo also gets a fourth rounder from the midget draft.
The Adanacs also acquired James Rahe from the Langley Thunder for a 2015 third rounder and a 2016 first rounder. There is also a player to be named later involved and the Adanacs agreed to affiliate with the senior Langley Thunder for the playoffs. Rahe will be returned to the junior Thunder after the season. The Thunder have been eliminated from playoff contention.
Meanwhile, the Timbermen acquired Jonathan Kraakman from the Adanacs for a player to be named later.
On Monday in Ontario Burlington destroyed Mississauga 19-5. Danny Lomas put up six points for the Chiefs. Eric Wales, Mitch Wales and Chris Young added five each. Rance Vigneux made 25 saves.
In a much tighter contest, Peterborough topped Barrie 13-10. Barrie had four each from Spencer Pyke and Austin Murphy while the Lakers had five each from Josh Currier and Jake Fox.
Toronto defeated St. Catharines 10-6. The Athletics had 22 saves from their goaltender Tyler Sullivan. Toronto had four goals from Ryan McSpayden, four points from Chad Levick and six assists from Jake Wilkinson.
What’s Coming Up
Three games are on tap tonight in the east with Toronto at Orangeville, Whitby at Peterborough and Burlington at St. Catharines. Tomorrow night Orangeville travels to Kitchener-Waterloo.
In British Columbia, New Westminster is at Coquitlam tonight in what should be the best junior game this year. The season wraps up this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.