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Trent Miner heading to the Vancouver Giants

10.01.2018 18:10
By: Matthew Higgs

Miner will be leaving the first place Wheat Kings with 17-3-0-0 record this season

Vancouver, BC (CKLQ) - The Vancouver Giants have recalled Brandon AAA Midget Wheat Kings goaltender Trent Miner for the remainder of the season.

Miner was selected by the Giants in the first-round in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.

Miner will be leaving the first place Wheat Kings, with 30 appearances. He’s gone 17-3-0-0 with a .941 save percentage, a 1.64 goals-against-average and two shutouts, leading the league in many categories.

"It's hard to leave what you've built with this team," said Miner, "But it's a step I've been waiting to take."

Miner says he's excited his backup in Brandon, Keegan Watkins-McIntyre, will be getting an opportunity to shine.

"Keegan's a great goalie and he has never had a super lucky break, but I think this is his opportunity," said Miner, "I have full faith in him that he will carry the team."

In a statement, Vancouver Giants General Manager Glen Hanlon said “We’re very excited to welcome Trent back to Vancouver."