Wilke Signs with Hurricanes
Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club announced Thursday they have signed 2006-born forward Trae Wilke to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.
Wilke, 15, was selected by the Hurricanes in the second-round (29th overall) in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft. The product of Saskatoon, SK has totaled 18 points (7g-11a) along with 16 penalty minutes in 25 games this season with the Saskatoon Blazers U18 AAA team. Last season, he racked up 27 points (13g-14a) in just four games with the Saskatoon Stallions U15 AA team where he finished tied for first in team scoring.
The 5’11, 165-pound forward joins Miguel Marques as they two players thus far from the 2021 WHL Draft to sign with the Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes continue their second half on Saturday when they visit the Calgary Hitmen at 2:00pm on Scotiabank Saddledome to ring in 2022 before welcoming the Swift Current Broncos on Sunday afternoon at the ENMAX Centre.