Blades acquire Huber from Hitmen for draft pick

Candice Ward/Calgary Hitmen


The Saskatoon Blades have acquired 2000-born forward Zach Huber from the Calgary Hitmen. In exchange, the Hitmen have received a sixth-round pick the in 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.

Huber was selected in the fourth round, 74th overall, by the Calgary Hitmen in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. The 5-foot-11, 193-pound product of Grandora, Sask. played 56 games in the 2017-18 WHL Regular Season with Calgary, earning five points (2G-3A). In the 2018-19 season, Huber had appeared in 14 games with the Hitmen, recording five points (4G-1A).

In 72 career WHL regular season games, Huber has 10 points (6G-4A). In the 2014-15 season, Huber played for the Rocky Mountain Bantam AAA Raiders and won the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League (AMBHL) championship. Later that season, Huber was also selected for the Alberta Cup for Team South.

Huber will join the Blades on Thursday, November 1 (7:00 p.m. MT) against the Kootenay ICE at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.

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