Firebirds Acquire St. Louis Blues-Signed Goaltender Will Cranley from Ottawa

Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds announced today a trade to acquire goaltender Will Cranley, who has been drafted and signed by the St. Louis Blues, from the Ottawa 67s in exchange for a conditional 2026 15th-round pick.

“Will Cranley is a great veteran goaltender in this league that comes to us with pro experience,” GM and Head Coach Ted Dent said. “We are happy to welcome him to the Flint Firebirds organization.”

The OA netminder was a sixth-round pick (#163 overall) by the St. Louis Blues in the 2020 NHL Draft, he signed his entry-level contract back in March. Cranley has played his entire OHL career in Ottawa composing a record of 35-27-5 with a 3.46 GAA and a .878 SV%.

In his draft year, he posted a 18-2-0 record with a 2.81 GAA and .894 SV%. This past season with Ottawa he went 13-22-3, 3.81 GAA and .873%

The Peterborough, Ont. native stands at 6-foot-4, 185-pounds. He was a second-round pick (#35 overall) in the OHL Priority Selection back in 2018.

For more information, contact:

Jack Sznewajs
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club


Dominic Hennig

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