RED DEER, AB – Brent Sutter, General Manager/Head Coach of the Red Deer Rebels Hockey Club, announced today the signing of forward Talon Brigley. Brigley was a Rebels 2nd round selection, 24th overall, in the 2020 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Brigley is from Sylvan Lake, Alberta and played last season with the Red Deer Rebels in the Alberta Major Bantam (AAA) Hockey League. In 23 games, he had 13 goals, 13 assists for 26 points.
Talon’s father, Travis, played professional hockey for 13 seasons, including time with the Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche. Prior to his pro career, Travis played in the WHL with the Lethbridge Hurricanes from 1994-97.
Shaun Sutter, Red Deer Rebels Assistant General Manager: “Talon is a well-rounded forward who has a high compete level, thinks the game well making fast twitch plays and has a good shot. He has the character, and layers to his game and skill set to be relied on in all situations while also being a player who is capable of driving the play.”
Hometown: Sylvan Lake, AB
DOB: Feb. 16, 2005