Victoria completes trade with Lethbridge for defenceman Nolan Jones.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals today announced that the club has acquired 2001-born defenceman Nolan Jones from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for 2000-born forward Dino Kambeitz and a fourth round pick in the 2021 WHL Bantam Draft.
A product of Moose Jaw, SK, Jones suited up in 49 games for the Hurricanes last season and recorded 12 points (2g-10a) and 47 penalty minutes. The 18-year-old defender also played in all seven of Lethbridge’s playoff contests and collected one assist and seven minutes in penalties.
The 6-2, 180 lb blueliner has played in 61 career WHL games and has collected 13 points (2g-11a). He was originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the second round, 41st overall, in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.
Kambeitz played in 67 regular season games with the Royals in 2018-19 and scored 25 points (9g-16a) to go along with 48 minutes in penalties. The 6-0, 208 lb forward has played in 138 career regular season games, all with Victoria (2016-19), and has tallied 43 points (20g-23a) and 102 penalty minutes.
The native of Parker, CO was selected by the Royals in the fifth round, 90th overall, in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.
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