The Melfort Mustangs have acquire 2003-born defenceman Owen Palfreyman from the Grand Prairie Storm in exchange for a Player Development Fee (PDF).
Palfreyman, listed at 6’5”, 200lbs, has played in 14 games with the Storm this season, tallying two assists. He’s also added 45 penalty minutes in the process as well. Last season, Plafreyman played in 26 games for the Storm, adding five assists and notching 92 minutes in penalties.
“Owen is a big, strong defender with a fair amount of experience,” said Mustangs Head Coach and General Manager Trevor Blevins. “He plays the game tough and uses his size to his advantage. We look to him to contribute to our already strong defence core.”
Prior to his time in Grand Prairie, the Whitehorse, YT product spent the 2020/2021 season with the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen, playing 12 games for them in the COVID-shortened season, where he notched two assists.
In 2018/2019, Palfreyman was a member of Team Yukon at the Canada Winter Games, scoring one goal at the tournament that featured a large contingent of now-NHL drafted players.