GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB ? The Grande Prairie Storm have announced the team has acquired goaltender Carl Stankowski (2000) from the Penticton Vees of the British Columbia Hockey League in exchange for goaltender Kaeden Lane (2001).
Stankowski, 20, came to the Vees in late October and played in 18 games for Penticton after making his way to the South Okanagan from the Western Hockey League, where he played for the Calgary Hitmen and Seattle Thunderbirds. He. posted a 14-3 record with a 2.08 GAA and a .915 SV% with the Vees during the 2019-20 season.
The Calgary native also played in the Alberta Midget Hockey League with the Calgary Flames and was a member of Team Canada Red in the U-17 World Hockey Championships during the 2016-2017 season.
Lane, 18, played each of the last two seasons with the Storm after a stellar two seasons with the Burnaby Winter Club. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound netminder posted a 3.22 goals against average along with an .897 save percentage in 74 career games with the Storm while registering 31 victories in that span, including four shutouts.
The Storm welcome Carl to the Storm and the Alberta Junior Hockey League and also thank Lane for his contribution to the team over the past two seasons.