Grizzlies acquire Barnett from South Shore Lumberjacks of the MHL


The Victoria Grizzlies have acquired 2003-born defenseman Eli Barnett from the South Shore Lumberjacks of the Maritime Hockey League for future considerations.

Barnett, who’s committed to the University of Vermont for September 2022, had six assists in 22 games for the Lumberjacks this past season.

In 2019-20, the Riverview, NB product posted six goals and 16 points in 60 games with Selects Academy 16U AAA based in South Kent, Connecticut.

Barnett was selected by the Quebec Remparts in the 11th round, 188th overall, in the 2019 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Entry Draft. He was also chosen by the Madison Capitols in the 6th round, 78th overall, in the US Hockey League Futures Draft.