The Moose Jaw Warriors made a couple of big deals on trade deadline day as General Manager Alan Millar had an active afternoon.

It started with getting 18-year-old Carson Denomie from the Kamloops Blazers in exchange for a 7th round pick in 2019. Denomie is a left winger with 4 points in 36 games but Millar believes a change in location could be a spark.

"He can help us with some secondary offence, he's a big-bodied guy and had a real good year as a 17-year-old in Kamloops with 19 points and hopefully a new opportunity gets him back on track here."

Then Millar hit it big acquiring Swift Current's leading scorer in 19-year-old forward Alec Zawatsky in exchange for 18-year-old Tyler Smithies, a 4th round pick in 2020, and a 5th round pick in 2021. He was 13 goals and 13 assists so far this season which would place him in 6th spot on his new team.

"He's having a very good year and playing on their top line, he's a key guy on the power play. He's 19 years old and has some experience and gives us some added offence and more experience and more depth in our line up," said Millar.

The trades will bring both players a little closer to home, Denomie listing Regina as his hometown with Zawatsky hailing from Yorkton.

The Warriors are back on the ice Friday night as they host Seattle with another home game Saturday against Brandon. The team will then prepare for a lengthy road trip.

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