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ACQUIRED // G Max Palaga from Kamloops


EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), six-time U.S. Division champion and defending Western Conference champions of the Western Hockey League, have acquired goaltender Max Palaga (Pah-LAY-gah) from the Kamloops Blazers in exchange for a sixth round selection in the 2020 WHL Draft, Silvertips general manager Garry Davidson announced today.

Palaga, a 2000-born goaltender, has suited up in 18 games with the Blazers in his WHL career with a 5-7-0-1 record and 3.70 goals-against-average.

He earned his first career victory last season with 23 saves against the Vancouver Giants on Nov. 3, and had a career high 38 saves against the Silvertips in downtown Everett on Feb. 18.

This season, Palaga has five games in net with the Vernon Vipers (BCHL), carrying a 2-2-1 record, a .943 save percentage, one shutout, and 1.77 goals-against-average.

Max Palaga in action against the Victoria Royals at Sandman Centre in Kamloops (photo by Allen Douglas)
Max Palaga in action against the Victoria Royals at Sandman Centre in Kamloops (photo by Allen Douglas)

The 6-foot-1, 170 pound netminder was originally listed by the Blazers and made his WHL debut in 2016-17, in nearly 19 minutes of action against the Victoria Royals with six saves.

UP NEXT: The Tips return home on Friday, Nov. 2 against the Tri-City Americans at 7:35 p.m. (1380 AM / 95.3 FM / Tips App / WHL Live). Tickets are on sale at www.everettsilvertips.com/tickets.

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