DOGS MAKE DEAL FOR MALONEJan 08, 2013 - 05:34 AST
January 8, 2013,
SAINT JOHN – The Saint John Sea Dogs have announced the acquisition of forward Brett Malone from the Shawinigan Cataractes today.
In return, the Sea Dogs send a 10th-round selection in the 2014 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League entry draft.
Malone is in his third year in the QMJHL, and was originally selected in the third round, 52nd overall, in the 2010 QMJHL draft by the Moncton Wildcats.
The Miramichi, NB native featured in 44 contests for the Wildcats in the 2010-11 season putting up four goals and adding two assists.
He also played in 33 games with the 2011-12 Wildcats, tallying two assists. The 5-foot-11, 189-pound right-winger has had an eventful 2012-13 season, playing seven games with the Wildcats before being acquired by the Screaming Eagles. In 25 games with the Eagles this season, the 18-year-old has three goals.
Malone was put on waivers yesterday by the Screaming Eagles and picked up by the Cataractes before being dealt to Saint John today.
He will make his Harbour Station debut on Jan. 19 when his old team, the Screaming Eagles come to town. Tickets are available at the Harbour Station box office, online at tickets.harbourstation.ca or by calling 657-1234.