RED DEER – Red Deer Rebels Owner/President/General Manager Brent Sutter today announced that the club has completed a trade with the Prince George Cougars.
The Rebels have acquired 19-year-old forward Craig Armstrong from the Cougars in exchange for a second-round selection at the 2023 Western Hockey League Prospects Draft, a fourth-round selection at the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft, and a fifth-round selection at the 2025 WHL Prospects Draft.
Armstrong, a native of Crossfield, AB, was selected by Prince George ninth overall in the first round of the 2018 WHL Prospects Draft. In 155 career regular season games with the Cougars, Armstrong has 20 goals and 36 assists for 56 points. He had 12 goals and 23 assists for 35 points in 67 games during the 2021-22 WHL Regular Season.
Hometown: Crossfield, AB
Draft: WHL – PG (2018) Round: 1 (#9)
2021-22 Season Stats:
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
67 12 23 35 -11 57