Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Broncos trade Bow to Seattle

SWIFT CURRENT SK  The Swift Current Broncos have completed another trade with the Seattle Thunderbirds. Landon Bow is heading to The Emerald City in exchange for 20 year old forward Jamal Watson, 18 year old goaltender Taz Burman and a conditional 2nd round WHL Bantam Draft pick.

Bow has played 137 games as a Bronco over 4 seasons sporting a .908 save percentage and a 3.12 goals against average. This year Bow has appeared in 30 games, with a 3.09 goals against average and a .913 save percentage.  Last year, Bow broke Bronco records for single season saves with 1,925 and single season shut outs with 7.

20 year old Calgary native Jamal Watson comes to Swift Current after stints in Lethbridge and Seattle. Watson has 6 goals, 8 assists and 25 penalty minutes in 29 games this season with the T-Birds. In his career he has 75 goals, 87 assists and 194 penalty minutes in 299 games. 
1997 born goalie Taz Burman has appeared in 16 games for Seattle this year. He has a .877 save percentage and a 3.20goals against average. 

Coincidentally, Seattle acquired Burman in an off-season deal with Red Deer for current Bronco Lane Pederson. 
The Broncos next home game is this Sunday vs. The Moose Jaw Warriors with a 2pm face-off. The game will be televised on Rogers Sportsnet and will feature a pre-game ceremony hosted by Ron MacLean honouring Sheldon Kennedy.

Ryan Switzer, Director of Communications/Digital Media, Swift Current Broncos

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