Kings acquire Hunter Andrew from Virden of the MJHL for Braden Fischer


The Powell River Kings have acquired 2002-born forward Hunter Andrew from the Virden Oil Capitals of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for 2002-born forward Braden Fischer.

Andrew hails from Virden, MB and he finished the 2020-21 season with the Charlotte Rush of the USPHL Premier League. In four games, he posted a goal and three assists.

He started the season with his hometown Oil Capitals and put up three goals and four points in seven games before the Manitoba Junior Hockey League was shut down due to COVID-19.

In 2019-20, he was Virden’s rookie of the year after scoring 13 goals and 30 points in 59 games.

The Kings acquired Fischer, who’s from Winnipeg, MB, from Salmon Arm on June 12 as part of a trade that saw 2002-born forward Brandon Santa Juana go to the Silverbacks.

During the pod season with Salmon Arm, Fischer had a goal and an assist in 16 games. He was a rookie in the MJHL in 2019-20 and posted 45 points in 58 games for the Winnipeg Blues.