Wheat Kings Acquire Draft Pick

Brandon, MB – The Brandon Wheat Kings have traded overage defenseman Rylan Thiessen to the Swift Current Broncos in exchange for a conditional 2021-9th Round WHL Bantam Draft selection.

Thiessen, a Brandon native has spent parts of two-seasons with his hometown club appearing in 31 games.

“Rylan has been a consummate pro for our organization,” said General Manager Doug Gasper. “This trade allows him a chance go and be a big part of a new team.”

An original selection of the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Thiessen scored once and registered a career high seven points during the abbreviated 2021 season, winning the WHL’s East Division Subway Cup.

The Wheat Kings will open their 2021-2022 season at home on Friday October 1st vs the Winnipeg ICE.

Season tickets will go on sale later this month.

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