Neuls had 52 points with Moose Jaw Midget AAA team this season
KENT, March 18, 2014 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell today announced the team has signed center Donovan Neuls to a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team.
“We are happy to have Donovan sign to join us for next season,” said Farwell. “He is a very intelligent player who has worked hard to improve his game over the last two years. He has developed to be a very complete player who will bring both offense and special teams help next year.”
This past season Neuls was the leading scorer for the Moose Jaw Generals in the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League. He appeared in 43 games and had 19 goals and 33 assists for 52 points with 38 penalty minutes.
Neuls, from Grenfell, Saskatchewan, was originally selected by the T-Birds in the eighth round, 157th overall, in the 2012 Bantam Draft.
The T-Birds and Everett Silvertips will face each other in the first round of the WHL playoffs. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is Saturday, March 22, at 7:05pm at ShoWare Center.
First Round Schedule Vs. Everett
Game 1 – Everett @ Seattle Saturday, March 22, 7:05pm
Game 2 – Seattle @ Everett Sunday, March 23, 4:05pm
Game 3 – Everett @ Seattle Tuesday, March 25, 7:05pm
Game 4 – Seattle @ Everett Friday, March 28, 7:35pm
Game 5 – Everett @ Seattle Saturday, March 29, 7:05pm*
Game 6 – Seattle @ Everett Monday, March 31, 7:05pm*
Game 7 – Everett @ Seattle Wednesday, April 2, 7:05pm*
* if necessary
T-Birds single playoff tickets are currently on sale online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.