Tips Acquire 7th Round Pick from VIC for D Jameson Murray, 10th Rounder in ’19
EVERETT, Wash. – The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), defending and two-time Western Conference champions and six time U.S. Division champions of the Western Hockey League, have acquired a seventh round selection in the 2019 WHL Draft from the Victoria Royals in exchange for defenseman Jameson Murray and a 10th round selection in the 2019 WHL Draft, Silvertips general manager Garry Davidson announced today.
Murray, 19, skated in seven games last season for the Silvertips and has 70 career games of experience on the blueline for the Silvertips and Calgary Hitmen, collecting two goals and seven assists with 12 penalty minutes. Murray was acquired by the Silvertips on Jan. 10, 2018 from Calgary in exchange for a conditional sixth round selection in the 2019 or 2020 WHL Draft.
The Silvertips are currently carrying nine defensemen on their roster, including Wyatte Wylie (Philadelphia) and Jake Christiansen (Calgary), both currently participating in National Hockey League training camps.
Preseason tickets for Saturday, Sept. 15 at A.O.T.W. Arena, when the Silvertips host the Seattle Thunderbirds at 7:05 p.m. are available via general admission seating at http://everettsilvertips.com/preseason. Opening the Silvertips home schedule, which covers 34 games this season at Angel of the Winds Arena, is Opening Night against the Vancouver Giants on September 22 at 7:05 p.m. All fans will also witness the raising of the Silvertips sixth U.S. Division championship banner and second Western Conference championship banner to the rafters before the opening puck drop, and the first 5,000 fans at the doors will receive a collectible Silvertips magnet schedule, presented by Lamoureux Real Estate and Sound Transit. Season Tickets and Mini-Plan Packages are available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season. Opening night for the Tips 2018-19 season is Friday, Sept. 21 at Vancouver (7:35 p.m., 1380 AM / 95.3 FM KRKO).