Brandon Wheat Kings have announced that defenceman Kale Clague will join the
Western Hockey League club for the balance of the 2014 Playoffs.
The 5'11" 181 lb. 15-year old will arrive in Brandon tonight and is
expected to be on the ice for practice on Monday as the Wheat Kings continue
preparations for their Eastern Conference Semi-Final series with the Edmonton
A first round draft choice and sixth overall selection of the Wheat Kings in
last spring's WHL Bantam Draft, Clague enjoyed an outstanding season with the
Baker Hughes Bobcats of the Alberta AAA Midget Hockey League this year. Besides
leading the Cats to first place in the Dodge Division with a regular season
record of 24-9-2 and a berth in the League's Championship Final, he was
instrumental in Team Alberta capturing the gold medal at the Western Canadian
Challenge Cup in Calgary last October.
Clague led all defenceman and finished third overall in the AMHL playoff
scoring race with two goals and 13 points in twelve games, after finishing
second among all blueliners during the regular season with 33 points, including
eleven goals in 31 games.
The Lloydminster native, who established a new Alberta AAA Bantam Hockey League
scoring record for defenceman in 2012-13, became available to the Wheat Kings
this week when the Bobcats lost out to Red Deer in the best of five League
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