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Americans Add King-Cunningham

Tri-City Americans Governor/General Manager Bob Tory announced today that the team has acquired 17-year-old defenseman, Austin King-Cunningham, from the Vancouver Giants in exchange for a conditional draft pick. Austin is a 6’4, 195 lb native of Pilot Butte, Saskatchewan.

“Austin provides us depth headed towards the playoffs as well as next season,” stated Tory.

Austin started the 2017-18 season with the Vancouver Giants and now plays for the Estevan Bruins of the SJHL. In the last two seasons, Austin has posted the following stats:

Year Team GP G A Pts PIM
2017-18 Vancouver Giants 5 0 0 0 7
Estevan Bruins (SJHL) 16 0 3 3 96
2016-17 Battlefords Stars (SMHL) 33 3 8 11 161
Vancouver Giants 3 0 1 1 0

 

Austin will remain in Estevan for the remainder of his season and join the Americans as an affiliate player when his current season ends.

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