Seattle acquires Eric Van Impe from Medicine Hat
KENT, October 7, 2021 — The Seattle Thunderbirds have announced that the team has acquired defenseman Eric Van Impe from the Medicine Hat Tigers in exchange for a third and a fourth-round selection in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft.
“We are excited to have Eric join our defense core,” said general manager Bil La Forge. “We feel he complements our existing group very well. The time was right to add another piece to an already strong team.”
Van Impe has played in 151 games for the Medicine Hat Tigers since joining them for the 2017-2018 season. He has 10 goals and 26 assists for 36 points.
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