Jacob Wright (center), who signed with the Silvertips on Tuesday, chats with Everett general manager Garry Davidson (left) in his office. (Credit: Chris Mast/Everett Silvertips)

Jacob Wright (center), who signed with the Silvertips on Tuesday, chats with Everett general manager Garry Davidson (left) in his office. (Credit: Chris Mast/Everett Silvertips)

Silvertips sign listed prospect Jacob Wright

The 2002-born forward boasts 24 goals in 34 games for the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds midget team

The Silvertips announced on Tuesday they’ve signed listed prospect 2000-born Jacob Wright to a standard player agreement.

Wright, 16, playing for the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds of the British Columbia major midget league and owns 34 points (11 goals and 23 assists) in 24 games. He played for Fraser Valley last year with current Silvertips forward Gage Goncalves, posting eight points (four goals and four assists) in 19 games. He also played 17 games at Yale Hockey Academy Elite 15s of the Canadian School Sport Hockey league, recording 14 points (10 goals and four assists) in 17 games.

The 2002-born is listed at 5-foot-9, 150 pounds and has the capabilities of playing center, according to Silvertips general manager Garry Davidson.

Josh Horton covers the Everett Silvertips and AquaSox for The Everett Daily Herald. Follow him on Twitter (@joshhortonEDH) or reach out to him over email (jhorton@heraldnet.com).

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