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Firebirds Acquire Three Draft Picks from the London Knights for OA Forward Cody Morgan

Flint, Mich. –  The Flint Firebirds announced today they have traded OA forward Cody Morgan to the London Knights in exchange for a 3rd round pick in the 2022 Priority Selection, a 2023 6th round pick, and a 10th round pick in 2024.

“Very happy that we were able to complete a trade today with the London Knights receiving three important draft picks for Cody Morgan,” President of Hockey Operations Terry Christensen said. “We wish Cody all the best with his new team, and we look forward to utilizing the draft assets to bring in exciting new players to the Flint Firebirds.

Morgan, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound center, played 93 games with the Firebirds in his career. The Maple, ON native, was acquired by the Firebirds in 2019 from the Windsor Spitfires. He produced 58 Pts (15 G, 43 A) during the 2019-20 season. Morgan was originally selected in the 1st round (#12 overall) by the Kingston Frontenacs back in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection.

About the Ontario Hockey League:
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPO­­­RTS than any other league.

About The Flint Firebirds:
The Flint Firebirds are a proud member of the prestigious 20-team Ontario Hockey League. The OHL is one of three leagues that constitute the 60-team Canadian Hockey League (CHL), which is known as the world’s premiere player development league for the NHL. On NHL opening day rosters in October, 70% of NHL players were CHL alums. Since the Firebirds’ inception in Flint, Michigan five seasons ago, the team has produced 21 NHL signed or drafted players. More than 250 scouts representing all 31 NHL clubs attended a Firebirds game in Flint during the 2019-20 season. The Firebirds average nearly 3,000 fans per game at the newly renovated Dort Financial Center, reaching over 100,000 fans each OHL season.

For media inquiries, contact:

Jack Sznewajs
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club
jack@flintfirebirds.com
(810) 519-9347 ext. 223

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