August 12, 2013

Pucks On The 'Net: Sorry Son, I Traded You


Here's a story you don't hear everyday:

From NHL.com

A strong family connection might have brought forward Jake Gilmour to the Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs, but it didn't keep him there.

Frontenacs general manager Doug Gilmour sent his son packing Wednesday, shipping Jake, goaltender Blake Richard and a conditional 12th round pick in 2015 to Niagara for the IceDogs 12th round pick in 2015.

That couldn't have been an easy trade to make! Mind you, perhaps father and son both agreed it would be best for junior's hockey career to play elsewhere. Jake, who is just 16, had not yet played a game in Kingston.

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