New GM and Head Coach Bob Beatty continued to put his stamp on the Cowichan Valley Capitals roster on Thursday, by making his fourth trade in just over week.
This time, the Caps acquired F Mason Malkowich (93) from the AJHL’s Drayton Valley Thunder in exchange for F Hayden-James Berra (94).
Let’s look at the stats.
To Cowichan Valley:
F Mason Malkowich (93)http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=96840To Drayton Valley:
F Hayden-James Berra (94)http://www.eliteprospects.com/iframe_player_stats.php?player=102199
Here’s the release from the Caps site:
Cowichan Valley – Drayton Valley Trade:
The Cowichan Capitals have traded the playing rights of Hayden-James Berra to the Drayton Valley Thunder of the AJHL in exchange for the playing rights of 1993 born Mason Malkowich.
Malkowich played 56 games last season and ended with 15 goals and 18 assists for 33 points and 115 PIM.
“Mason is a skilled forward with an extremely high compete level” said Coach Bob Beatty.
“We expect him to add to our offensive punch and add some spark to our line up. He is a smaller guy, but with a big heart.” Malkowich stands 5’6” and weighs in at 160 lbs.
Of Berra, Coach Beatty said, “He is an outstanding young man with great potential. We wish him nothing but success as he moves forward.”