The Prince George Cougars on Monday traded goaltender Madden Mulawka to the Regina Pats for a seventh-round pick in the 2027 WHL Prospects Draft.
Mulawaka, a 17-year-old from Edmonton, played three games last season for the Cougars, posting a1-1 record with a 4.33 goal-against average and .831 save percentage. He’s played three games this year with the Edmonton Junior Oilers U-18s and has a 2.95 average and .904 save rate.
Prince George drafted him in the fifth round in 2021.
The league-leading Cougars (17-6-0-0) are back on home ice tonight (7 p.m.) to face the Everett Silvertips (16-9-1-0).
Both teams are coming in hot, nursing three-game winning streaks. The Cougars have won eight of their last 10 and are tied in points with the Wenatchee Wild atop the overall Western Hockey League standings, one point ahead of the Silvertips, who have won seven of their 10 most recent games.
The Cougars have played three fewer games than the Wild and Silvertips.
The Cougars’ power play (31.6 per cent) and penalty killing (87.1 per cent) efficiency leads the WHL.
The Silvertips and Cougars meet again Tuesday night at CN Centre.