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Morgan Traded to Flint, Kutkevicius Waived

January 1, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Windsor Spitfires News Release

(Windsor, ON) - General Manager Warren Rychel has dealt forward Cody Morgan to the Flint Firebirds in exchange for a pair of draft picks.

In the deal, the Spitfires get Flint's second-round pick in the 2020 OHL Priority Selection and their fourth-round pick in 2021.

Morgan, 17, was acquired from Kingston exactly one year ago in the deal that sent Gabe Vilardi and Sean Day to the Frontenacs.

"We wish Cody all the best with the Firebirds," Rychel said. "He's a great kid with a lot of hockey ahead of him. He'll get the chance to play a bigger role in Flint as he continues to develop his game."

In 65 regular season games with the Spitfires, the former first-round pick (#12 overall) in 2017 had eight goals, 15 assists and 13 penalty minutes.


Overage forward Luke Kutkevicius has been placed on CHL waivers.

The 20-year-old played 70 games with the Spitfires over parts of two seasons, scoring 19 times and adding 19 assists with 10 penalty minutes.

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Former Windsor Spitfires forward Cody Morgan
Former Windsor Spitfires forward Cody Morgan

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