Spokane, Wash. — The Spokane Chiefs announced on Thursday that they have acquired the rights to defenseman Ethan Overman from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for a conditional sixth round pick in the 2023 WHL Draft.
“We are excited to welcome Ethan to the Chiefs organization and look forward to seeing him at training camp,” said general manager Scott Carter.
A California native, Overman competed the last three seasons with the San Diego Saints program, most recently posting 29 points (8G-21A) in 37 games with the 15U AAA squad during the 2020-21 campaign. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound rearguard served as captain of the team.
The Spokane Chiefs are a member of the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League, the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players. Since 1985 the Chiefs have been a pillar in the Spokane community, offering family-friendly entertainment and a winning tradition which includes: two Memorial Cup Championships in 1991 & 2008, two WHL Championships in 1991 & 2008 and four Western Conference Championships in 1991, 1996, 2000 & 2008. Over 60 alumni have gone on to play in the National Hockey League.
The Chiefs’ 2021-22 regular season will begin on Saturday, October 2 as they host the Tri-City Americans at Spokane Arena. Ticket packages for the 2021-22 season are available now! With options starting at just $80, there’s an option to fit every budget and schedule. For more information, visit spokanechiefs.com.