Valley Wildcats busy at trade deadline

Bage Valley Wildcats with some trades

The Bage Valley Wildcats were busy at trade deadline with 4 different trades.

First of all, on January 2nd 2024, the Wildcats acquire Bates Ling from Campbellton for future considerations.

Campbellton Facebook page
Campbellton Facebook page


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Ling, 19, is a forward from Charlottetown, PEI. He played last year with Campbellton and had 1 goal and 5 assists in 43 games. He also played 3 games in the 2021-22 season. This season, he has 1 goal and 5 assists in 23 games with Campbellton and has 1 assist in 2 games with the Valley Wildcats. Welcome to the team Bates!

Secondly, on January 4th, Valley Wildcats traded G William Forbes to the Yarmouth Mariners for a 7th round pick in 2024 draft.

Next, on January 8th, the Valley Wildcats acquired the rights to Dylan Andrews, 4th round pick (Fredericton) in the 2024 draft , conditional 4th round pick in the 2025 draft and future considerations from Edmundston Blizzard for the rights to Carl-Anthony Masse.

Finally on January 9th, the Valley Wildcats obtains Noah Befekadu from Fredericton for 7th rounds pick(Pictou County) in the 2024 draft and future considerations.

Fredericton Red Wings Facebook page
Fredericton Red Wings Facebook page

Befekadu, 18, is a defenseman from Quispamsis NB. He has 1 goal and 6 assists in 25 games so far this season and will make his debut with the Valley Wildcats on Saturday January 13th. Welcome to the team Noah!