The Victoria Royals have acquired 2001-born defenceman Nolan Jones from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for 2000-born forward Dino Kambeitz and a fourth-round pick in the 2021 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Jones, a product of Moose Jaw, Sask. suited up in 49 games for the Hurricanes in the 2018-19 WHL Regular Season and recorded 12 points (2G-10A) and 47 penalty minutes. The 18-year-old defender also played in all seven of Lethbridge’s playoff contests and collected one assist and seven minutes in penalties.
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound blueliner has played in 61 career WHL games and has collected 13 points (2G-11A). He was originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the second round, 41st overall, in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.
Kambeitz played in 67 regular-season games with the Royals in 2018-19 and scored 25 points (9G-16A) to go along with 48 minutes in penalties. The 6-foot, 208-pound forward has played in 138 regular-season games, all with Victoria from 2016-19, and has tallied 43 points (20G-23A) and 102 penalty minutes.
The native of Parker, Colo. was selected by the Royals in the fifth round, 90th overall, in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.