Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders have acquired 2000-born goaltender Duncan McGovern from the Winnipeg ICE in exchange for an eighth-round pick in the 2022 WHL Bantam Draft.
McGovern, who hails from Winnipeg, MB, was recently assigned to the MJHL’s Dauphin Kings. The 6’2, 207-lb goaltender will remain with Dauphin.
Since joining the Kings, McGovern has made two appearances. In those games, he has a win and a shootout loss with a 2.88 goals-against average and a 0.893 save percentage.
McGovern was a fifth-round pick of the Medicine Hat Tigers in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. The ICE traded for him on Oct. 23, 2017. Last season, McGovern posted a 4.77 goals-against average and a 0.868 save percentage with a 6-16-2-0 record.
In his WHL career, McGovern has a 22-33-5-0 record in 66 appearances. He has a career 3.85 goals-against average and a 0.878 save percentage.
Prior to the 2018-19 season, McGovern attended the Winnipeg Jets’ development camp.
The Raiders hit the road for their next five games as they embark on their biennial US Division road trip, which begins on Saturday night in Everett against the Silvertips. Game time is 8:05 p.m. CST. Catch the game at The Rock And Iron Sports Bar, or listen to Trevor Redden on 900 CKBI.
The next Raiders’ home game is on Friday, November 1 against the Regina Pats. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the Raiders Office and online here.