Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders have acquired 2002-born goaltender Jackson Berry from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for a conditional eighth-round pick in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft.
Listed at 6’1 and 181 lbs, the Chestermere, AB product suited up in 13 games for the Thunderbirds in the 2020-21 season, posting a 4-8-0-1 record with a 3.59 goals-against average and a 0.878 save percentage.
“Jackson went into Seattle last year and we thought performed very well in a tough circumstance,” said Raiders General Manager Curtis Hunt. “We’re excited to add him to our roster and give him the opportunity to compete for a roster position.”
Berry was originally drafted by the Moose Jaw Warriors in the sixth round of the 2017 WHL Prospects Draft. He made his WHL debut in the 2019-20 season with the Warriors, playing in five games.
The Raiders open their WHL Pre-season schedule on Friday night when the Regina Pats visit the Art Hauser Centre. Puck drop is 7 p.m. The 2021-22 Home Opener is set for Friday, October 1 against the Pats at the Art Hauser Centre. Game time is 7 p.m.
Single-game tickets for both the WHL Pre-season and the 2021-22 WHL Regular Season are on sale now.