The Drumheller Dragons have made another trade. Brendon BorbleyBrendon Borbley. Photo submitted.
 
Gone are 20 year old forward Nate Keeley and his brother Clay, a defenseman also entering his 20 year old season. Coming to the Dragons is 19 year old defenseman Brendon Borbely from the Kindersley Klippers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.
 
"The deal itself was architected by the fact that we had too many 20 year olds on our roster," explained Dragons Head Coach and General Manager Kevin Hasselberg. "We had to get down underneath the league maximum, which is six, and we currently had seven."
 
Hasselberg noted the Keeley brothers had expressed the desire to play their 20 year old season together and he admitted it was tough finding them a new home.
 
"Kindersley ended up being a destination that they were excited about," he told Drum FM. "Obviously, they had friends there with Blake (Kleiner) playing there and some other Alberta boys that they were familiar with, that it would be a good fit for them."
 
So, what about Brendon Borbely?
 
"He's a 5'10", 180 pound defenseman that plays the game hard," stated Hasselberg. "He's very responsible and reliable on his own end and he's an Alberta boy and I know he's excited to play closer to home, where his family can see more games."
 
Before Kindersley, Borbey played with the AJHL's Lloydminster Bobcats in 2016-17.
 
The Dragons exhibition season begins August 29 in Camrose; their first home game is September 5 against Kindersley; and the regular season faces off at home September 14 against Brooks.
 

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