Chilliwack – It was a tough Friday for the Chilliwack Chiefs.
First, the Chiefs announced that 2001-born import forward Jake Veri has returned home and will not be re-joining the team this year.
“Jake made the tough decision to go home and re-assess his options,” said Chiefs Head Coach and GM Brian Maloney. “He is a great young man with a bright future. On behalf of all of our staff, we wish him nothing but the best as he moves forward in his hockey career.”
The Chiefs would like to thank Jake for his efforts on the ice and in the community, and wish him much success moving forward.
Then, Chiefs Head Coach Brian Maloney confirmed that the team’s leading scorer and NHL Draft prospect Ethan Bowen will be side-lined six to eight weeks with a broken wrist.