The OCN Blizzard have added some size, toughness and leadership up front in a trade with the Selkirk Steelers this weekend.
The OCN Blizzard have acquired FW-Victor Knaub (1996) from the Selkirk Steelers in exchange for the MJHL List Rights of G-Dylan Myskiw (1999) and Future Considerations.
Knaub listed as a 6 foot 220 pound forward will bring a lot of toughness and physicality to an OCN Blizzard team that shutout Virden twice this weekend. Knaub, scored 8 times and added 5 assists last season for 13 points in 53 games. Knaub also racked up 173 penalty minutes in those games.
Victor is the younger brother of Michael Knaub(1995) a forward who finished his junior career as an MJHL champion with Portage last season.
Going to Selkirk are the rights to G Dylan Myskiw and future considerations. Myskiw is currently playing for Victoria of the Western Hockey League and was selected 112th overall in the 2014 WHL draft. In 3 games played in Victoria, Myskiw has a 0-1 record with a .887 save percentage and a 2.86 goals against average in 2016.
The OCN Blizzard are now getting ready for their first weekend road trip of the season. Three games @ Winkler Friday, @ Winkler Saturday, and @ Portage on Sunday. All three games will be broadcasted on 102.9 CJAR and thepasonline.com.