Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Spirit acquires Fine from Kingston

The Saginaw Spirit have completed a trade with the Kingston Frontenacs, acquiring forward Michael Fine in return for a third round pick in the 2012 OHL Priority Selection and an eighth round pick in the 2012 selection.

Fine is a four-year veteran of the league, having tallied 60 goals and 90 assists for 150 points during that stretch. The North York, Ont., native started his OHL career with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in 2007-2008, posting 25 goals and 30 assists for 55 points in two seasons.

He was traded to the Frontenacs at the start of the 2009-2010 season, where he tallied 35 goals and 60 assists for 95 points in two seasons. He posted 20 goals and 34 assists for 54 points in 2010-2011.

Fine, a 1991-born forward, will be entering the 2011-2012 as an overage player. Each OHL team is allowed three active overage players – Ben Chiarot, Peter Hermenegidlo, Micky Sartoretto, Josh Shalla, Sloan Stewart, Jordan Szwarz and Brad Walch are active players from the 2010-2011 season that could return as overagers next season.

Photo courtesy Aaron Bell/OHL Images

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