T-Birds acquire Brad Lambert from Saskatoon
KENT, June 30, 2022 — The Seattle Thunderbirds announced today the team has acquired forward Brad Lambert from the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft, a sixth-round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft, a conditional first-round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft and a conditional second-round pick in the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft.
“The opportunity to add a player of Brad’s caliber was too enticing to pass up,” said General Manager, Bil La Forge. “We are excited to see where Brad gets drafted next week and wish him well in his quest to play in the NHL. We feel we are a very good option for him to continue his development. This transaction has the potential to greatly improve what is already a good team.”
In the 2021-22 season, Lambert played in Liiga, the top men’s league in Finland, and accrued a total of four goals and six assists in 49 games.
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