Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders have loaned 2002-born forward Evan Herman and 2000-born forward Justin Nachbaur to the MJHL’s OCN Blizzard.
The loan expires on December 20, 2020 as both players will return to the Raiders as part of the WHL’s temporary transfer policy prior to the start of the 2020-21 season. The policy granted WHL roster players permission “to contunue their development by playing competitive hockey at the Junior A, Junior B, and Under-18 levels,” according to a release issued by the WHL.
Herman, who hails from The Pas, MB, played his first season in the WHL last year. In 59 games, Herman scored nine golas and added 13 assists and earned the Best Conditioned Raider Presented By Investors Group Award.
Nachbaur, a product of Cross Lake, MB, completed his third season with the Raiders. He scored eight goals and set a new career high with 15 assists while playing in all 64 games. In his WHL career, the forward has 36 goals and 38 assists in 194 games played.
Both Herman and Nachbaur previously played for the Blizzard. Herman played in seven games for OCN during the 2018-19 season, scoring five goals and adding two assists in seven games. Nachbaur played the 2016-17 season with the Blizzard. He had 11 goals and 20 assists in 55 games and was the co-recipient of the team’s Rookie of the Year award.
The 2020-21 WHL season will begin on Friday, January 8, 2021 as announced by the WHL’s Board of Governors. For more information, click here.