FRONTS TRADE DIPERNA TO KITCHENER FOR MCENENYNov 20, 2013 - 10:25 EST
For Immediate Release
Thursday, November 20, 2013
Frontenacs Trade DiPerna to Kitchener for McEneny
Kingston—General Manager Doug Gilmour announced today that the Kingston Frontenacs have traded defenceman Dylan DiPerna and a 2nd round selection to the Kitchener Rangers in exchange for defenceman Evan McEneny. In 20 games this season, DiPerna, a native of Mississauga, Ontario, registered 1 goal and 2 assists for the Frontenacs. McEneney, who was Kitchener's 2nd round choice in the 2010 OHL Priority Selection. The Hamilton, Ontario native has 2 goals, 5 assists, and 23 penalties in minutes in 15 games this season with the Rangers.
“It's very tough choice letting Dylan go, he's a great kid and he will do well in Kitchener," said General Manager Doug Gilmour. “Evan brings us some much-needed blue line experience and he's a great addition to our team.”
Along with DiPerna, Kingston is sending the Rangers back their 2nd round pick in 2015.
McEneny is described as an offensively-minded defenceman who recorded a career high 24 points in 2012-13. He has the ability to make a good first pass and join the rush, and his size allows him to play an effective physical game. He was signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks in September 2012.
The Frontenacs are in action at home on Friday, November 22 vs. Oshawa Generals at 7:00 p.m.
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