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ROYALS TRADE FOR BRAYDEN GORDA FROM OIL KINGS

Victoria acquires 1999-born defenceman from Edmonton.

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that the club has acquired 1999-born defenceman Brayden Gorda from the Edmonton Oil Kings in exchange for conditional draft pick in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.

Last season, the product of Edmonton, AB tallied four points (1g-3a) and 49 penalty minutes in 30 games for his hometown Oil Kings. During the 2016-17 season, the 19-year-old defender set career highs in goals (4), assists (12) and points (16) to finish third in team scoring amongst defencemen.

The 6-2, 193 lb blueliner has played in 151 career regular season games, all with Edmonton, and has recorded six goals and 26 assists to go along with 177 minutes in penalties.

Gorda was originally drafted by the Oil Kings in the third round, 64th overall, in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.

The Royals’ 2018-19 Season Ticket Packages are on-sale now. Guarantee yourself the best seats, prices and benefits that includes the most flexible ticket exchange policy in the WHL. Secure your spot for next season by giving the Royals’ ticket office a call at 250-220-7889 or sending an email to tickets@victoriaroyals.com to set up an appointment to view available seating.

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