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.