Cougars Acquire 3 WHL Draft Picks From Red Deer in Exchange for Craig Armstrong

Prince George BC – The Prince George Cougars have acquired three WHL Prospects Draft Picks (2nd round pick in 2023, 4th round pick in 2024, 5th round pick in 2025) from the Red Deer Rebels in exchange for forward Craig Armstrong (03).

Armstrong suited up in 155 games as a Cougar and tallied 56 points in those contests (20G-36A). The Crossfield, AB product is coming off his best WHL season in 2021-22 where he totaled 35 points in 67 games (12G-23A).

The Cougars would like to thank Craig for his contributions to the team, the city of Prince George, and wish him nothing but the best in Red Deer.

Cougars season tickets are on sale for the 2022-23 season with the best prices in BC! Contact Director of Ticketing Kevin Patenaude at for more information.

About the Prince George Cougars The Prince George Cougars have been a proud member of the Western Hockey League since 1994. The Cougars play out of the CN Centre, a 5,971-seat multipurpose arena that opened in 1995.The Cougars are owned by EDGEPRo Sports & Entertainment Ltd. The ownership group bought the Cougars in 2014 and the group consists of former Cougars Dan Hamhuis and Eric Brewer and local businessmen Ernest Ouellet, John Pateman, Greg Pocock and Raymond Fortier.

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