The Moncton Wildcats announced today they have traded 18 year old Russian native Kirill Kabanov to the Lewiston MAINEiacs. In return the Wildcats receive 17 year old goaltending prospect Jordan Kennedy (MAINEiacs 2nd round pick in 2009) as well as a 2nd and 4th round pick in the 2011 QMJHL Draft. The Cats also received Lewiston 1st round draft pick in the 2011 CHL Import Draft and a 4th round pick in the 2012 QMJHL Draft.
Wildcats’ Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Danny Flynn had the following to say regarding the trade. “Kirill is a talent. I want to wish him the best of luck in Lewiston. In return we receive a young player and 4 draft picks that will help us maintain a solid future for the Wildcats.”