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Edge Acquire Rights to Russell Byrd from Island Storm

February 1, 2019 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - St. John's Edge News Release

St. John's, NL - The St. John's Edge announced today that the team has acquired the rights to Russell Byrd from the Island Storm in exchange for Maurice Jones Sr.

Byrd, 6'7" 205lbs, is well known to Edge fans as he was a member of the 2017-18 St. John's Edge team. In the Island Storm's visit to Mile One Centre this season, Byrd scored 26 and 25 points in two losses against the Edge. This season, in 17 games played, he is averaging 18 points and 7.2 rebounds in just over 35 minutes. Byrd is shooting 41.3% from the field and 33.8% from three-point range.

The Edge are back in town on February 15th and 17th as they take on the Windsor Express. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the Mile One Centre box office, by calling 576-7657, or online at

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