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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 23rd, 2017
WEST KELOWNA, B.C. – The West Kelowna Warriors Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Thursday morning that the club has traded goaltender Cody Porter (’97) to the Amherst Ramblers of the Maritime Hockey League (MHL) in exchange for future considerations.
Porter, 20, returned to the Warriors after spending three seasons in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Calgary Hitmen and Vancouver Giants. In 117 games in the WHL, The North Vancouver, BC native posted a 52-42-5-4 record with a 3.30 goals-against average and a .887 save percentage.
The 6’3”, 200-pound goaltender spent 4 games with the Warriors this season, posting a 1-2-0 record to go along with a 5.69 GAA and a .872 SV%. In 20 career games with the Warriors, Porter registered a 9-7-1 record along with 3.95 GAA and a .874 SV%.
“Cody is a great kid and competes in every aspect of the game,” commented Warriors head coach and general manager Rylan Ferster, “We want to wish Cody all the best in his future with Amherst.”
The Warriors would like to thank Cody for his time and contributions to the Warriors and the city of West Kelowna.
The Warriors are back in action on Friday night when they host the Merritt Centennials to begin their annual Parent’s Weekend. Puck drop is slated for 7 PM with tickets available online at wkw.goticketpro.com, at the Warriors office, by calling (250) 769-7051 or at the box office ahead of the opening face-off.