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Spokane Signs Forward Connor Gabruch to WHL Agreement

Larry Brunt

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Chiefs announced on Thursday that they have signed forward Connor Gabruch to a WHL Standard Player Agreement. Gabruch was originally listed by the Chiefs in December 2016.

“Connor stood out at our training camp last month as a player who had taken significant steps and proven that he is ready to be a WHL player,” said Chiefs general manager Scott Carter. “We’re very excited to officially welcome him to the organization and look forward to continuing his development.”

A 6-foot-3, 183-pound 17-year-old from Saskatoon, Sask., Gabruch played last season with the Saskatoon Blazers of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League, scoring 14 goals and 16 assists for 30 points in 44 games. He also played one game with the Weyburn Wings of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, scoring a goal.

Gabruch is expected to join the team on Friday. He will wear jersey number 23.

Bud Light Opening Night & Pre-Game Party is Saturday, September 29 versus the Kootenay ICE! The party starts outside the main gates at 4 p.m. as we kick off the 2018-19 season with live music, food, drinks and activities. Meet the team as they “walk the red carpet” at 5 p.m.! Tickets are on sale now online via TicketsWest, over the phone at 509-535-PUCK and in-person at the Chiefs’ Ticket Office.

Ticket packages are also available! Save $$$ on tickets with great value options as low as $70! For more information or to purchase, visit the Chiefs’ Ticket Office at Spokane Arena, call 509-535-PUCK or click here.

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