KENNEWICK, WA – The Tri-City Americans’ Governor/General Manager, Bob Tory, announced today that the team has traded 18-yr-old goaltender Nicholas Sanders to the Prince Albert Raiders for 20-yr-old goaltender Rylan Parenteau.

Sanders has split time with Beck Warm this season with the Americans and had a total of 158 minutes this season over three games. Last season, Sanders played in 23 games with a 2.99 GAA and a .901 SVS%.

Rylan Parenteau has played with the Prince Albert Raiders for the past two seasons. Last season, he played in 55 games with a 2.82 GAA and a .913 SVS%.

Rylan Parenteau WHL Stats

Season       Team GP      GAA      SVS%
2014-15 Prince Albert Raiders 44 3.23 .901
2015-16 Prince Albert Raiders 55 2.82 .913
2016-17 Prince Albert Raiders 2 3.86 .895


“We are excited to add Rylan to our team,” said Tory. “He is an experienced goaltender who immediately upgrades our team depth.”

Rylan was a 2nd team WHL All-Star in the 2015-16 season, as well as receiving numerous year-end awards from the Prince Albert Raiders

  • Humanitarian Award
  • Best Conditioned Award
  • Player Choice Award
  • Co-Most Valuable Player Award

Bob Tory also announced today that the team has placed 20-yr-old defenceman Jeff Rayman on WHL waivers.

Rayman played his first two seasons of the WHL with the Spokane Chiefs before being traded to the Americans. In this past summer, he participated in the Vancouver Canucks training camp.

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