The Flin Flon Bombers have made a blockbuster trade with the La Ronge Ice Wolves to acquire ‘03 Defenceman, Adam McNutt from the Swift Current Broncos (WHL) in exchange for ’04 F Bailey Ewonus, ’05 F Jaden Beauchamp, ’05 D Ethan Andrews, a Player Development Fee and a 2024 3rd round SJHL draft pick.
McNutt started his WHL career with the Prince Albert Raiders in the 2020/21 season where he played 22 games. The following season he was traded to the Regina Pats and eventually to the Swift Current Broncos for the 2022/23 season. Last season, McNutt played in 60 games for the Broncos, tallying 3 goals and 16 assists for 19 points in the regular season. This season, he has only suited up in one game for the Broncos. McNutt has great hockey IQ, physicality, and a high level of play that he will bring the to Bombers back end this season.
“We are very excited to add Adam, he brings a experience and a presence to our team, he instantly makes us tougher to play against and is a big addition to our top 4 .” – Mike Regan, Head Coach/GM
Ewonus is a large forward with good speed and versatility. The Coquitlam, BC product started his junior career last season with the Blackfalds Bulldogs of the AJHL, where he played 17 games. In those games he tallied 1 goal and 1 assist before being traded to the Grand Prairie Storm. He finished the season with the Storm where he tallied 2 goals and 6 assists for a total of 8 points in 30 games. Ewonus played in 4 games for the Bombers this season, tallying 1 goal and 1 assist.
Andrews is a product of Victoria, British Columbia, that has played the last three seasons at the Pacific Coast Academy. The 5’10”, left-handed shot blueliner produced 6 points (1G, 5A) in 33 games this past season. Andrews played in 3 games for the Bombers this season and tallied 2 assists.
Beauchamp played at the RINK Hockey Academy in Winnipeg this past season. During his time their, the St. Albert, Alberta product put up 16 points in 27 games. Beauchamp didn’t suit up in any games this season for the Bombers.
The Bombers thank Bailey, Ethan and Jaden for their hard work and dedication while with the Bombers and wish them the best throughout the rest of their hockey career.
The Bombers also welcome Adam and his family to the organization and are excited to see him on the ice this season!