Sarnia, ON Sarnia Sting General Manager Dave MacQueen announced this afternoon that the hockey club has completed a trade with the Saginaw Spirit as well the Kingston Frontenacs.
The Sting acquired defenceman Kyle Flemington and overage forward Joe Pleckaitis along with a 4th round pick (Guelph’s) in 2010 and Saginaw’s 6th round pick in 2011 in exchange for overage defenceman Jordan Hill.
MacQueen then dealt Pleckaitis to the Kingston Frontenacs in return for Kingston’s 5th round pick in 2011.
MacQueen made the move to secure future assets in exchange for his overage Captain. It is a move we had to make in order to acquire draft choices and a young defenceman in Flemington.
MacQueen had high praise for his now former Captain. Jordan Hill is a player of the utmost character and was a leader on and off the ice with our hockey club. Making our team as a walk on in 2007 he put in the work and effort into making himself one of the top defencmen and one of the best leaders in our league. Being from Sarnia, Jordan took tremendous pride in playing for the Sting and was an outstanding member of our community giving back throughout the entire year. He will surely be missed by the entire Coaching Staff and every player in our dressing room. We wish him nothing but the best in Saginaw and in his future in hockey.
Flemington is expected to be in the lineup for the Sting’s game tonight vs. the Windsor Spitfires.