MENU

Firebirds Acquire Goaltender Johnston in Trade with Windsor

Follow the Flint Firebirds:    

Flint, Mich – The Flint Firebirds announced today that the club has completed a trade with the Windsor Spitfires for goaltender Brendan Johnston.

Johnston was selected by Windsor in the fifth round of the 2013 OHL Priority Selection and has played 38 games in the OHL with the Spitfires. The Firebirds in return have traded their sixth round pick in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection.

“We are very excited to obtain a goaltender that has OHL playing experience at a time when we will lose Alex Nedeljkovic to the United States National Junior Team that will participate in the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship held in Helsinki, Finland,” said Terry Christensen, Flint Firebirds General Manager.

Johnston started the 2015-16 season with the Chatham Maroon’s in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) and is a native of Port Lambton, Ont. He is expected to be in uniform for Flint tomorrow night against the Spitfires when the Firebirds travel to Windsor.

For media inquiries, contact: 

Dominic Hennig
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club
dominic@flintfirebirds.com 
(810) 519-9347

More News
2021-22 Flint Firebirds Game-Worn Jersey's Available Beginning Today at Noon on DASH
3 days ago
Season Memberships On Sale, Deadline for Ticket Booklets Set for June 30
4 days ago
OHL Announces 2021-22 All-Star and All-Rookie Teams
5 days ago
Franchise Best Four Firebirds Receive All-OHL Team Designations
6 days ago
Flint Firebirds Name Dave McParlan Assistant General Manager
6 days ago
Firebirds' Othmann Among OHL Players and Staff Tabbed for Hockey Canada National Teams Involvement
6 days ago