Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Submitted by Kyle Anderson
Warriors Acquire Buonincontri September 30th, 2014 – WEST KELOWNA, BC – The West Kelowna Warriors have acquired left winger Michael Buonincontri (94) from the Whitby Fury of the OJHL in exchange for forward Dante Hahn (95).
Last season, Buonincontri put up 17 goals and 18 assists in 43 games between the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede, and the CCHL’s Smiths Falls Bears. He was acquired in the off-season by the Prince George Spruce Kings of the BCHL, who then dealt him to Whitby following the Bauer BCHL Showcase.
Buonincontri is entering his 4th year of Junior A hockey, having played two prior seasons in the CCHL, and has also secured a scholarship to St. Cloud State for next season.
The Warriors had acquired Hahn in the off-season from the Victoria Grizzlies in exchange for future considerations. He had 3 points in the first four games this season, his 3rd in the BCHL. Hahn had played his 100th BCHL game at the Showcase in Chilliwack on September 21st.
The West Kelowna Warriors would like to wish Dante all the best in Whitby, and would like to thank him for his contributions to the Warriors program.
The Warriors would also like to welcome Michael and his family to the West Kelowna organization.