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Americans Trade for Defenseman Carter Cochrane

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by Tri-City Americans Media Relations

KENNEWICK, WATri-City Americans' Governor & General Manager Bob Tory announced Saturday that the team has traded for 18-year-old defenseman Carter Cochrane from the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a conditional 7th round Bantam Draft pick in 2016.

Cochrane, a native of Kamloops, B.C., has played in 31 games for the Silvertips this season, collecting an assist and 15 penalty minutes. The 5'11, 190 pound defenseman has played in 33 career WHL games, collecting two assists, a -11 rating and 20 penalty minutes. 

“Carter is a skilled defenseman and excellent skater,” Tory stated. “He adds depth to our blueline and is a versatile player who can play both forward and defense. Carter will join us in Seattle for the game tomorrow.”

The Americans will return to the Toyota Center on Saturday, Jan. 17, against the Spokane Chiefs. 

Carter Cochrane Career WHL Stats
Season             Team                            GP       G          A          PTS      +/-        PIM
2013-14             Chilliwack (BCHL)        55         16         31         47         -8         68
2014-15             Everett Silvertips          31         0          1          1          -8         15

*BCHL All-League Second Team All-Star 2013-14

*BCHL All-Rookie Team 2013-14

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