Capping a busy week for the Spokane Chiefs, the team on Friday signed a scrappy forward to add depth for the upcoming season.
Riley McKay, a 1999-born forward from Swan River, Manitoba, has signed a standard player agreement to play in the Western Hockey League.
“We have been very impressed by Riley’s commitment to improvement while maintaining a dimension of toughness and grit that will be valuable in our league,” Chiefs’ General Manager Tim Speltz said in a news release. “We’re very happy to welcome Riley to our group and look forward to his contributions for our organization.”
McKay posted 12 goals, 22 assists and 151 penalty minutes in 54 games for the Swan Valley Stampeders of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League last season. He added an assist and 12 PIM in six playoff games.
The Chiefs, which open training camp on Aug. 22, also this week announced the signings of Eric Van Impe and Logan Foster.
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