T-Birds Prospect Forward Kai Uchacz To Play For Team Alberta at Canada Winter Games

Uchacz was the 10th overall pick in 2018 Bantam Draft

KENT, December 6, 2018 — Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Bil La Forge this afternoon announced prospect forward Kai Uchacz will play for Team Alberta at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta, from February 16 to February 22.

“Kai has been having a very strong season with Okotoks,” said La Forge. “His selection to Team Alberta is good recognition for him for the season he is having and we know he will do well in Red Deer.”

Uchacz, from De Winton, Alberta, was selected by the T-Birds in the first round, 10th overall, in the 2018 Bantam Draft in Red Deer, Alberta, on May 3. Uchacz signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement with the team on August 20, 2018.

Kai Uchacz signs with the T-Birds on August 20, 2018.

This season Uchacz is playing for the Okotoks Oilers in the AMHL and had 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points in 20 games.

In his bantam season Uchacz played for the Okotoks Oilers Bantam AAA team and had 25 goals and 17 assists for 42 points in 33 games. He played for Team South at the 2018 Alberta Cup and had eight goals and four assists for 12 points in five games.

View the full Team Alberta roster.

The T-Birds travel to Kennewick to play the Tri-City Americans on Friday at 7:05pm. They host the Everett Silvertips on Saturday at 6:05pm at accesso ShoWare Center.

Single game tickets are on sale online on the T-Birds website and at the accesso ShoWare Center box office.

The T-Birds are now taking orders for Flex-24 Ticket packages. Fans that purchase the 24-Flex Ticket Package will be able to select any available premium seat for any game, in any ticket combination, during the 2018-19 season.

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