Thursday Is the whl 20 yr old cut off date. Lets hope something happens and we manage to snag a good overager.
The Brandon Wheat Kings reduced their overage contingent on Thursday morning by sending 20-year old defenceman Matt McCue to the Medicine Hat Tigers.
In return, the Wheat Kings receive a 6th round pick in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft.
McCue had one goal, two points, 35 penalty minutes and a -8 rating in nine games with Brandon this season.
He was originally acquired by the Wheat Kings from Chilliwack at last January's WHL trade deadline and had seven assists in 28 games with Brandon in 2007-2008.
McCue's departure leaves Brandon with forwards Matt Lowry and Andrew Clark and defenceman Chad Erb as their overage players this season.
Matt Mcue is a big dude 6'5 218 lbs
Leaves us with 9 defensman. I think the tigers will send down Scott Brkich.
As a 16 yr old he has to appear in certain amount of games, and so far he has only dressed for 2