Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats Senior VP and General Manager Chad Lang announced today the Pats have acquired centre Logan McVeigh (’94) and goaltender Daniel Wapple (’95) in exchange for goaltender Nick Schneider (’97) and a 3rd Round WHL Bantam Draft pick in 2016.
Logan McVeigh is a veteran of 239 games in the WHL having played in Kamloops, Prince Albert and Medicine Hat. Last season was McVeigh’s best in the league, totaling 43 points (19G, 24A) between the Raiders and Tigers. This season, the Kenaston, SK product has 17 points (7G, 10A) in 41 games. McVeigh was 2nd Round Bantam pick of the Kamloops Blazers in 2009.
Daniel Wapple is in his second year in the WHL, having played 24 games with the Medicine Hat Tigers this season. The Saskatoon, SK native features a record of 13-9-1-0 with a 2.95 GAA, 0.906 SV% and one shutout on the season. Wapple was a 4th Round Bantam pick of the Moose Jaw Warriors in 2010.
Heading the other way in the deal, Nick Schneider joined the Pats this season to back-up Dawson MacAuley. The rookie played in nine games for the Blue and White, posting a 2-2-0-2 record, a 3.56 GAA and a 0.870 SV%.
The Pats are in action tonight (January 10th) against the Calgary Hitmen at the Brandt Centre. For individual tickets, visit Ticketmaster.ca or the Brandt Centre Box Office. For group tickets, call the Pats Office at 306-337-1538.