Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders have acquired 2001-born goaltender Boston Bilous from the Edmonton Oil Kings in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2022 WHL Bantam Draft.
Bilous hails from Langley, BC and was a fourth-round pick of the Oil Kings in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.
The 6’2, 175-lb goaltender has appeared in 10 games for the Oil Kings this season, positing a 3-4-0-1 record with a 3.56 goals-against average, an 0.859 save percentage, and one shutout.
Bilous is eligible for the upcoming 2019 NHL Entry Draft. In the latest edition of the NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List, the netminder was given a ‘C’ rating to indicate a potential fourth-to-sixth round selection in June’s draft in Vancouver. He was one of just seven WHL goaltenders to feature on the list.
The Raiders return to the ice for the final two home games of the month this weekend. On Friday, the Portland Winterhawks make their biennial visit to the Art Hauser Centre for a 7 p.m. game.
On Saturday, the Raiders host the Hitmen for the Second Annual Sock Hop Presented By Parkland Ambulance. Fans are asked to bring new pairs of socks to throw on the ice during the second intermission with the chance of winning a new TV. Puck drop is 7 p.m.
Tickets for both games are available at the Raider Office and at raiderhockey.com.