Coquitlam, BC – The Coquitlam Express have announced the acquisition of 2001-born forward Curtis Hammond from the Grand Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. This deal completes the future considerations from a previous deal made.
Hammond a native of Fort St. John, BC played in 11 games last season tallying two points, while the season before he tallied 15 points in 36 games with the Bonnyville Pontiacs.
“I remember watching Curtis play for the Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA team back in 2018. He impressed me with his speed and IQ of the game. He averaged over a point per game then and we expect him to come into our lineup and fill some big shoes.” – Tali Campbell, Express General Manager
“We are extremely excited to have Curtis join us. This deal was done prior to me joining the Express, but I feel his veteran presence is going to help us. ” – Brandon Shaw, Express Head Coach
The Express are very excited to welcome Curtis and his family to the Express organization.