Warriors acquire Kjemhus from Cougars for draft pick

Prince George Cougars


Forward Kjell Kjemhus is headed back to the East Division following a Monday trade between the Prince George Cougars and Moose Jaw Warriors.

Headed to the Cougars in the deal is a seventh-round selection in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, which originally belonged to the Seattle Thunderbirds.

The 17-year-old product of Grande Prairie, Alta. was originally selected by the Regina Pats in the fourth round, 77th overall, of the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft. He appeared in six games with the Pats before being traded to the Cougars, where he appeared in 30 WHL regular season games. Held pointless with the Pats, Kjemhus recorded a pair of goals and four points with the Cougars last season.

Overall, Kjhemhus has recorded six points (2G-4A) in 36 WHL regular season games. He also appeared in 13 games with the Pats during the 2017 WHL Playoffs, recording a single assist.

The Warriors are back in action Wednesday, December 5 (7:00 p.m. CT) when they play host to the Medicine Hat Tigers at Mosaic Place. The Cougars’ head back to the U.S. Division next with a pair of games against the Portland Winterhawks starting Friday, December 7 (7:00 p.m. PT) at the Moda Centre.

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