Bucks trade Fox to Prince George
TRADE: The Spruce Kings have acquired F Nathan Fox ('02) from the Cranbrook Bucks in exchange for future considerations.
— Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) October 12, 2021
The Prince George Spruce Kings have acquired 2002-born forward Nathan Fox from the Cranbrook Bucks in exchange for future considerations.
Fox, who’s from Okotoks, AB, had five points in 15 games with Cranbrook during the 2020-21 BC Hockey League pod season. He’s also played three games in the Alberta Junior Hockey League during his career.
Djurasevic commits to Merrimack College
NEWS: The Vees are pleased to announce D Frank Djurasevic ('02) has committed to @MerrimackMIH!
— Penticton Vees (@PentictonVees) October 12, 2021
The Penticton Vees announced on Monday that 2002-born defenseman Frank Djurasevic has committed to playing NCAA hockey at Merrimack College starting next September.
The New Rochelle, NY product is into his second season with the Vees after posting nine points in 20 games as a rookie in 2020-21. He has two assists through two games so far in 2021-22.
According to the BCHL college commitments page, Djurasevic is the 13th member of this season’s Penticton roster to commit to an NCAA school.
Black, Wood, and Tattle earn BCHL stars
The BCHL has named the 3 Stars of the Week after the opening weekend of play.
1st: Cooper Black (Nanaimo)
2nd: Matthew Wood (Victoria)
3rd: Ryan Tattle (Coquitlam)
— BCHL (@BCHockeyLeague) October 12, 2021
Black, 20, went 2-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average and .958 save percentage to guide the Clippers to two straight wins to open the new season.
16-year-old Wood led all BCHL rookies last week with five points (three goals, two assists) to help the Oilers record a pair of wins.
Tattle had a goal and five assists in two games against Langley and Chilliwack as Coquitlam earned a split on opening weekend.
Lucchini traded in the AHL from Laval to Belleville
Le Rocket de Laval ont échangé Jake Lucchini aux Sénateurs de Belleville, en retour de considérations futures.
— Rocket de Laval (@RocketLaval) October 12, 2021
Forward Jake Lucchini (48 goals, 69 assists in 168 games with Trail from 2012-15) was traded from the American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket to the Belleville Senators for future considerations on Monday. He is currently on a one-year AHL contract for 2021-22.
Lucchini, a 26-year-old from Trail, BC, is a veteran of 104 AHL games over the last two and a half seasons with the Rocket and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. During that span, he has 20 goals and 13 assists.
Topping assigned to Orlando of the ECHL
In other roster news, #SJBarracuda announces that goalie Zachary Emond, defensemen Cole Moberg and Montana Onyebuchi, and forwards Kyle Topping, Krystof Hrabik, Steenn Pasichnuk, Joe Garreffa, and Jake McGrew have been assigned to @SolarBearsHockey.
— Curtis Pashelka (@CurtisPashelka) October 11, 2021
Salt Spring Island, BC native Kyle Topping (five goals, seven assists in 53 games with Cowichan Valley in 2015-16) has been assigned by the San Jose Barracuda of the AHL to the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL.
Topping, 21, had one goal in four games with the Barracuda last season. The forward also split 31 ECHL games between Allen and Orlando, finishing with eight goals and 23 points.