2012-13 WHL Regular Season Thread
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01-10-2013, 03:01 PM
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Vancouver, BC
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The Edmonton Oil Kings pick up 20 year old forward Trevor Cheek from the Vancouver Giants in Exchange for a 2013 2nd Round Pick. I really like this deal as It adds some toughness and grit with a nice scoring touch. And we really didn't give up much considering that 2nd Round Pick was origionally Portlands.
And just saw on the EDM Oil Kings Twitter that they moved Klarcy Wilson to the P.A. Cougars for a 2014 3rd Round Pick. I guess with the addition of Cheek they had to shorten the roster a bit and Klarc was the same kinda player as Cheek, with not as great scoring tough. Best of luck in Prince George Klarcy!.
Cheek isn't going to add toughness to the Oil Kings. And he is absolutely nothing like Klarc Wilson. Wilson adds toughness. Cheek adds scoring. Two completely different players. The Cheek trade makes sense for the Oil Kings. Moving Wilson doesn't, IMO. Then again he probably wasn't going to make the team next year as an overager. So I'm guessing that had something to do with the deal.
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