DIPIETRO TRADED TO OTTAWA
(Windsor, ON) – Michael DiPietro has been traded to the Ottawa 67s.
In return, the Spitfires get Russian forward Egor Afanasyev, Ottawa’s 2nd round pick in 2019, London’s 2nd round pick in 2021, Ottawa’s 2nd round picks in 2022 and 2023; and a trio of conditional picks – Ottawa’s 2nd in 2021, Ottawa’s 3rd in 2021 and Ottawa’s 3rd in 2022.
The Spitfires also send their 4th round pick in 2020 and Kingston’s 2nd in 2024 to Ottawa in the deal.
Afanasyev, 17, was in his second season with the Muskegeon Lumberjacks of the USHL. In 64 career games there, the Tver, Russia native scored 17 times and added 23 assists to go along with +8 rating and 24 penalty minutes.
Mikey will be made available to media at 1pm, along with general manager Warren Rychel and head coach Trevor Letowski.