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Tri-City announces trades with Waterloo, acquisition of G Halladay

Posted 2 years 160 days ago ago by David Fine

Kearney, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm announced three transactions Tuesday, including two trades with the Waterloo Black Hawks, that have brought the Storm three players, a draft pick and a player to be named later.

In the first move, Tri-City acquired affiliate forward Caleb Rule, a 2017 2nd round, Phase I draft pick and a player to be named later in exchange for forward Alex Limoges.

In the second move, a three-team deal with Waterloo and Chicago, the Storm picked up affiliate defenseman Tyler Borsch from Waterloo for goalie Dayton Rasmussen. As part of the three-team deal, Rasmussen was moved to the Chicago Steel. 

Trade #1 Summary (Tri-City/Waterloo)

Tri-City Gets                               Waterloo Gets:
F Caleb Rule                               F Alex Limoges
2017, 2nd round, Phase I pick
Player to be named later

Trade #2 Summary (Tri-City/Waterloo/Chicago)

Tri-City Gets                                 Waterloo Gets:

D Tyler Borsch                             G Dayton Rasmussen

                                                     (moved to Chicago)

Waiver acquisition

Tri-City Gets

G Logan Halladay

The Storm then acquired former Bloomington Thunder goaltender Logan Halladay off of waivers.

Coach Muckalt: “Alex and Dayton have been integral parts of our team the last two seasons and we thank them so much for their contributions. We wish them the best as they move on. The focus remains to make each and every player better for the remainder of the season.”

President of Hockey Operations Steve Lowe: “It’s always tough to make these decisions. We owe it to our fans and the Tri-Cities to try to secure another Clark Cup next season.”

The Storm has two goalies on the active roster, Halladay and Eric Dop. Halladay, 20, is in his third USHL season and spent 2014-17 with Bloomington. In 22 games this season, the Merrimack commit sports a 9-10-2-0 record, 2.79 goals against average and .902 save percentage.  

Rule, an Ohio State commit, is completing his fourth full season with Shattuck St. Mary’s Prep School in Minnesota. The 17-year-old has 15 goals and 41 points in 42 games this season and was selected in the 8th round of the 2016 Phase II Draft by Waterloo.

Borsch has six goals and 12 points in 18 games at Maple Grove High School (MN) this season. Currently completing his sophomore season, Borsch stands 6-foot, 181 pounds.
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