The Prince Albert Raiders served notice Tuesday that they aren't about to throw in the towel when it comes to making a push for the WHL playoffs this season.
P.A. acquired 20-year-old forward Regan Nagy from the Victoria Royals for the rights to Hunter Strand, a sixth round pick and a 10th round choice in the 2018 Bantam Draft plus a third round selection in the 2019 Draft. From Ogema, Sk., Nagy posted 18 goals amongst 24 points in 26 games with Victoria. The Raiders now have four overage forwards on their roster...meaning one will have to be moved within a week. Prince Albert has Jordy Stallard, Curtis Miske and Devon Skoleski as 20-year-olds already on their roster as they sit seven points out of an Eastern Conference playoff spot. The WHL trade deadline is next Wednesday, January 10. Following is the news release from the Raiders...
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Raiders Add Nagy From Victoria
Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders are pleased to announce the acquisition of 1997-born winger Regan Nagy from the Victoria Royals.
In return, the Raiders have sent the rights to Hunter Strand, a sixth and a 10th-round pick in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft and a third-round pick in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.
Nagy, who hails from Ogema, SK, was a second round pick of the Royals in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft. Since then, the 6’0, 195-lb winger has played in 253 career WHL games, scoring 50 goals and adding 47 assists. He also has five goals and 11 assists in 29 career playoff games.
This season, Nagy has scored 18 goals and added six assists in 26 games played.
Strand was a sixth-round pick of the Raiders in last May’s draft out of Anchorage, AK.