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Rockets Acquire Kydd And Conditional Pick From Hitmen

January 5, 2022 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kelowna Rockets News Release


Forward Adam Kydd with the Calgary Hitmen
Forward Adam Kydd with the Calgary Hitmen
(Kelowna Rockets, Credit: Calgary Hitmen)

The Kelowna Rockets announced today that they have acquired forward Adam Kydd and a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2023 WHL Prospects draft from the Calgary Hitmen in exchange for forward Steel Quiring.

"We are excited to add Adam to our lineup," said Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton. "He brings a veteran presence to our team. Our expectation is that he'll step in and play in all situations.

"We wish Steel all the best in the future."

Kydd, 19, has appeared in 30 games for the Hitmen this season, posting 19 points (4G, 15A), 12 penalty minutes and a +1 plus/minus rating.

The 6'0″, 187-pound winger was listed by the Hitmen.

The Regina, Sask., product played in 104 games with the Hitmen over the last three seasons, posting 49 points (19G, 29A), 33 penalty minutes and a +6 plus/minus rating.

Quiring has appeared in 25 games for the Rockets this season, posting 15 points (6G, 9A), 17 penalty minutes and a +9 plus/minus rating.

The Vernon, B.C., product played in 53 games for the Rockets over his career, posting 19 points (8G, 11A), 19 penalty minutes and a +5 plus/minus rating.

He was selected in the fifth round of the 2018 WHL Prospects Draft.

The Rockets will be back in action this weekend when they host the Vancouver Giants on Friday and Portland Winterhawks on Saturday. Fans can purchase their tickets online at selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050. The box office is open 11:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and opens at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday home game days.





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Forward Adam Kydd with the Calgary Hitmen
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