Nanaimo: The Clippers have traded futures to the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners for the playing rights of Gunnar Wegleitner.
Gunnar a 20-year-old, 6´1˝, 190-lb. forward, comes to the Clippers after playing the 2017-2018 season with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL. With Brandon, Gunnar had 10 goals, nine assists and 19 penalty minutes in 57 regular season games. In seven playoff games he scored one goal.
The 2016-2017 season saw him playing for the Victoria Royals and Kirkland Lake Gold Miners. He played 12 games with the Royals. In 13 games with the Gold Miners he had 15 goals, nine assists and 11 minutes in penalties. In seven playoff games with the Miners he scored two goals, had three assist and had two minutes in penalties.
In 2015-2016 Gunnar played 14 games for the BCHL Surrey Eagles. 2014-2015 saw him playing 47 games for the Everett Silvertips of the WHL.