http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=31073 Here’s the release from the Centennials website:
Merritt, BC – June 14, 2012
The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Derek Huisman (92) from the Chilliwack Chiefs in exchange for forward Austin Plevy (94) and goaltender Keith Hamilton (92).
Husiman, who’s from Smithers, has 94 points in 116 career BCHL games, including 65 points in 58 games during the 2011-12 season. He was second on the Chiefs in scoring last season after finishing fourth on the Quesnel Millionaires in scoring as a rookie in 2010-11.
Prior to that, Huisman played with the Sicamous Eagles of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League for parts of two seasons, compiling 49 points in 64 games.
The Cents organization looks forward to seeing Derek on the ice in training camp in August and wishes both Austin and Keith all the best in their hockey futures.
For further information, please contact Cents Head Coach & GM Luke Pierce at 250-378-3607.
The Merritt Centennials, proudly celebrating 40 seasons as the BCHL’s longest continuously run franchise, are a non-profit, community owned Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club run by a dedicated team of investors, directors, and volunteers.
Plevy is entering year 3 in the BCHL and has tallied 17 goals and 28 assists in 111 career games, which included 43 points in 58 games last season in Langley.
He was also on Team West at the Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game in November 2011 and played for the Chiefs in Langley two seasons ago.
Head Coach and General Manager Harvey Smyl on acquiring Plevy, “Austin is a hard working, extremely skilled forward, who has a very high compete level, he will bring the effort and attitude we expect from a Chief.”
As for Plevy he is thrilled for the chance to play in Chilliwack, “I am so excited to get the opportunity to play for Harvey Smyl and the Chiefs again. Chiefs fans are amazing and Prospera Centre is one of the premier places to play junior hockey.”
The Chiefs organization would like to thank Derek Huisman for his hard work on and off of the ice in Chilliwack.