The Soo Thunderbirds have announced on Thursday that they have sent defenceman Matt Busby and the rights to defenceman Dakotah Woods to the OJHL’s Aurora Tigers in exchange for overage forwards Ryan Waterhouse and Austin Kozluk.
Dundas, Ontario native Ryan Waterhouse, who stands 6’2 and weighs 190 pounds, had 1 goal and 4 penalty minutes through 5 outings this year with the Aurora Tigers.
Last season with the GOJHL’s Guelph Hurricanes, Waterhouse had 16 goals and 33 points through 49 regular season games and collected 28 penalty minutes.
Orangeville, Ontario native Austin Kozluk, who stands 6’4 and weighs 195 pounds, had 1 goal and 1 assist along with 10 penalty minutes through 5 outings this year with the Aurora Tigers.
Last season, Kozluk also played 25 games with the QMJHL’s Sherbrooke Phoenix, where he had 1 goal and 8 penalty minutes.