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T-Birds Acquire Jagow From Prince Albert

September 17, 2008 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Seattle Thunderbirds News Release

Kent, WA, September 17, 2008 - Seattle Thunderbirds general manager Russ Farwell announced today the team has acquired center Jared Jagow from the Prince Albert Raiders for a future bantam draft selection.

Jagow is a 20-year-old center who appeared in 64 games with the Raiders and Regina Pats combined last season. In those 64 games he had 14 goals and 12 assists for 26 points. Jagow has 27 penalty minutes and a plus/minus rating of minus-9.

"Jared is a player we have liked for several years," said Farwell. "This was a chance to add a player we think can contribute and based on our current 20-year- old situation is a move we feel good in making." Jagow will join the team in Prince George for the season opener on September 19 against the Cougars at 7 p.m.

The first home game is October 4 at KeyArena against the Spokane Chiefs at 7:05 p.m.

T-Birds season tickets are also currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T- Birds office at 425-869-7825. Purchasing a season ticket will ensure fans can attend both the home opener at the KeyArena on October 4 and the T-Birds first game in their new home, the Kent Events Center.

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