Lakers Add Veteran Nicholls To Blueline
The Wallaceburg Lakers have acquired Chatham’s Ben Nicholls from the Wheatley Sharks.
The Lakers made themove to fill one blueline hole left by the trade of Noah Tetrault and graduating player Matt Brevetti.
“I’m excited to play the remainder of my junior hockey here in Wallaceburg. I’m ready to play hard for my team and play to win,” Nicholls said in a Lakers team news release.
Nicholls played the 2017-18 Provincial Junior Hockey League season with the Sharks and previous season with the Sharks and Dresden Kings and the 2015-16 season split between the Chatham Maroons and Kings.
Nicholls is a stay at home defense man who had one goal and six assists to go with 24 penalty minutes has season.
“We are extremely excited to have Ben his leadership skills will make us a better on and off the ice,” said Lakers general manager Ritch Kanally in the team news release.