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Generals Acquire Liam Whittaker from the London Knights in Exchange for a Draft Selection

September 10, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Oshawa Generals News Release

Oshawa, ON - The Oshawa Generals announced today they have acquired defenceman Liam Whittaker from the London Knights in exchange for a conditional draft selection.

Generals receive:

Defenceman Liam Whittaker

Generals trade:

Conditional 15th Round Selection

Whittaker played last season in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League for the Komoka Kings. In 22 games played, he recorded seven goals and ten assists for 17 points. The 6'0, 179-pound, defenceman will join the Generals ahead of this weekend's preseason home games in Bowmanville and Pickering.

The Generals will play a total of four exhibition games to start the 2019-2020 season. Two of these games are considered home games and will take place in other cities within Durham Region as the Gens bring their hockey talent to the community. Tickets for the exhibition games can be purchased at the Tribute Communities Centre Box Office for $10/$15 depending on location (cash only).

Saturday, September 14th vs. Kingston Frontenacs at 7:00pm - Garnet B. Rickard Arena Bowmanville

Sunday, September 15th vs. Mississauga Steelheads at 6:05pm - Pickering Recreation Complex

The Generals open the 2019-20 season on the road Friday, September 20th against the Kingston Frontenacs. The first time the Generals will be at home this season for our Ontario Motor Sales Home Opener will be Sunday, September 29th when the Kingston Frontenacs come to town. Ahead of the Home Opener the Generals will be hosting a street fest from 1PM-6PM on Athol Street in front of the Tribute Communities Centre. Free and open to the public to attend as we celebrate the beginning of the hockey season.

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