The Wheat Kings have traded forward Brenden Walker to the Saskatoon Blades for a 2012 2nd Round draft pick (#35 Overall), a 2013 2nd Round draft pick as well as a 2014 3rd Round draft pick.
Walker was drafted by the Wheat Kings in the 12th round (259th overall) of the 2007 WHL Bantam Draft. The St. Anne, Manitoba veteran compiled 26 goals and 55 assists for 81 points last season, good for 20th overall in league scoring. Over the past three season’s Walker has compiled 152 points in 197 games played for Brandon. Walker will be a 20 year old overage player for the 2012-2013 season.
With the 35th Overall draft selection the Wheat Kings select Defenceman Tanner Browne from Kelowna, BC. Browne described as a strong physical Defenceman is 5'11 200 lbs, he recorded 17 goals and 27 assists for 44 points in 44 Games Played for the Kelowna POE Bantams last season. Browne is a former teammate of current defenceman Ayrton Nikkel.