Kjell Kjemhus Acquired from Moose Jaw Warriors
Saskatoon, SK - The Saskatoon Blades have acquired '01 born forward Kjell Kjemhus from the Moose Jaw Warriors in exchange for a 7th round pick at the 2022 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
"Kjell is a really tenacious player who has speed and a high compete level," said general manager Colin Priestner. "He is known to be a great teammate and will fit in well within our culture while adding depth to our forward group."
Originally from Grande Prairie, Alberta, Kjell Kjemhus (pronounced Chell Chay-moose) was drafted into the WHL by the Regina Pats with the 77th overall selection at the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft. Since then he has played in 79 WHL games, scoring five goals and five assists for 10 points since debuting in 2017.
Kjemhus will wear jersey number 41 and is expected to join the team on Tuesday morning ahead of the 2019-20 Season Opener on Friday Night against the Raiders in Prince Albert.
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