The Vancouver Giants announced the signing of 16-year-old forward Johnny Wesley on Friday, prior to the team's game against the Calgary Hitmen.
Here's the release from the Giants:
The Vancouver Giants have signed forward Johnny Wesley to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.
The 16-year old White Rock native is currently playing for the Richmond Sockeyes of the Pacific Junior Hockey League. In 40 games with the Sockeyes so far this season, Wesley has 48 points (22 goals, 26 assists).
"We are excited that Johnny has decided to join our program,” said Giants’ Executive Vice President and General Manager Scott Bonner. “He is having a great season in Junior B with a strong program in Richmond, and we have had lots of luck with graduates from Junior B such as Milan Lucic, Cody Franson, Mitch Bartley, and Carter Popoff.”