Trade Alert: Thunder Deal Vaesen to Shamrocks for Resetarits

The Commissioner has approved a trade between the Victoria Shamrocks and the Langley Thunder that will see the playing rights of Joe Resetarits send to the Thunder in exchange for the playing rights of Thomas Vaesen to the Shamrocks.

Resetarits, 33, from Buffalo NY, was last on the floor for the Shamrocks in the 2017 season and tallied 24 goals and 25 assists in 14 games between the regular season and playoffs, before winning Mann Cups with the Peterborough Lakers of the MSL in 2019 and 2022.

Vaesen, 23, from Shawnigan Lake BC, was the 4th player taken in the 2021 WLA Draft, appearing in 12 games in his WLA rookie season with the Langley Thunder and scoring 10 goals and 17 assists. 

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