Lee loaned to Whitecourt
The Kelowna Rockets have loaned defenceman Jake Lee to the Whitecourt Wolverines of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) through December 20, 2020.
Lee, 19, appeared in 60 games for the Rockets during the 2019-20 season, posting 30 points (5G, 25A) and 64 penalty minutes.
He has suited up in 195 WHL Regular-season games, collecting 64 points (12G, 52A) and 213 penalty minutes.
The Sherwood Park, AB product was originally drafted by the Seattle 18th overall at the 2016 Bantam Draft. The Rockets acquired Lee from the Seattle Thunderbirds at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft.
WHL roster players who have been granted temporary transfers will be permitted to play at the Junior A, Junior B, or Under-18 level through mid-December with WHL Training Camps beginning following the Christmas break.
The 2020-21 WHL Regular Season is scheduled to start Friday, January 8, 2021. The WHL continues to work with each of the Governments and Health Authorities in the Provinces and States in Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest, respectively, on obtaining the necessary approvals to commence play.
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