Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatoon Blades are pleased to welcome a pair of new players as they  have acquired defenceman Matthew Pufahl and forward Locke Muller from the Red Deer Rebels.

In exchange for the two players, the Blades dealt defenceman Devan Fafard and a 7th round pick in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.

Pufahl, a Saskatoon native, has posted 1 goal and 4 points in 30 games this season with the Rebels.  In Muller, the Blades acquire a 6’2 right winger from St. Paul, Alberta.  He has 1 goal and 6 points in 33 games so far this season.

The Blades would like to thank Devan Fafard for his time within the Saskatoon Blades organization and wish him well with the Red Deer Rebels organization.


RED DEER, AB – Jesse Wallin, General Manager/Head Coach of the Red Deer Rebels Hockey Club, announced today a trade with the Saskatoon Blades. The Rebels have acquired 17-year old defenceman Devan Fafard and a 7th round selection in the 2012 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft in exchange for 18-year old forward Locke Muller and 18-year old defenceman Matthew Pufahl. 

Devan Fafard is in his rookie season in the Western Hockey League, he was the Blades 8th round selection in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft.

Devan Fafard

Position: Defence
DOB: Apr. 27, 1994
Hometown:  Carlyle, SK
HT: 6’0”
WT: 191lbs

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