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Storm announce trade with Sioux City

Posted 2 years 195 days ago ago by David Fine

Tri-City acquires three draft picks and player to be named later

Kearney, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm announced Tuesday it has acquired three draft picks and a player to be named later from the Sioux City Musketeers for defenseman Joey Matthews and forwards Charlie Kelleher and Odeen Tufto.

The Storm picks up three 2017 draft picks: a second-round Phase II selection, a fourth-round Phase II pick and a fifth-round selection in the Phase I Draft.

Trade Summary

Tri-City Gets                                  Sioux City Gets
Player to be named later            F Charlie Kelleher
2017, Phase II, 2nd round pick    F Odeen Tufto
2017, Phase II, 4th round pick     D Joey Matthews
2017, Phase I, 5th round pick

“This move benefits the Storm’s long-term interests,” said Storm Head Coach and General Manager Bill Muckalt. “Joey helped bring the Clark Cup here in 2016. We want to thank all three players for their contributions and wish them all the best of luck as they move on to play college hockey in the fall.”

President of Hockey Operations Steve Lowe indicated, “we owe it to the fans and the Tri-Cities to put ourselves in a position to be competitive every season.”

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Join the Storm at the Viaero Center on Friday, February 10 for Military Appreciation Night against the Omaha Lancers at 7:05 p.m., presented by Riddle’s Jewelry. Tri-City will honor veterans and active service members on a $5 Kids Friday. 

Coverage begins 15 minutes before games on The Breeze 94.5 FM with the Viaero Wireless Pregame Show.


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