Brendan Budy is a former Langley Rivermen team captain. (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)

Brendan Budy is a former Langley Rivermen team captain. (Garrett James/Langley Events Centre)

Giants sign former Langley Rivermen team captain

Brendan Budy was playing for Red Deer

Langley-based Vancouver Giants have acquired 2000-born forward Brendan Budy, a Langley native and former Rivermen team captain, along with a conditional draft pick from the Red Deer Rebels.

In exchange, the Giants have dealt 2002-born defenceman Joel Sexsmith from Edmonton, and a conditional draft pick to Red Deer.

Brendan Budy checks in at 5’10” and 179-pounds. He was originally drafted by the Rebels in the fourth round (69th overall) in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft. Last season, Budy recorded 11 goals and 20 assists for 31 points in 31 games with the USHL’s Tri-City Storm. He also appeared in six games with the University of Denver prior to joining the Storm.

His two previous seasons (2016-17 and 2017-18) were spent in the BCHL with the Langley Rivermen. Budy served as team captain during the 2017-18 season and led the Rivermen in scoring with 22 goals and 34 assists in 49 games.

His lone Midget season was spent with the Delta Academy Prep team in 2015-16 where he scored 19 goals and added 24 assists through 27 games. That season he helped Team BC capture a bronze medal at the Western Canadian U-16 Challenge Cup. Internationally, Budy won a gold medal with Canada West at the 2017 World Junior A. Challenge. e.

Sexsmith spent last season with the Delta Academy. In 15 games, he registered five goals and seven assists for 12 points. Additionally, he’s dressed in five games for the Giants over the past two seasons. He was originally drafted ninth overall by Swift Current in 2017.

READ MORE: Giants down Chiefs

Giants have also traded 2001-born defenceman Parker Hendren from Regina, to the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a conditional draft pick.

Originally selected by the Giants in the seventh round of the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft, Hendren appeared in 26 games last season. He scored one goal and added one assist along with a +2 rating and two penalty minutes. He’s appeared in 36 total games with the Giants over the past two seasons.

Giants will host the Victoria Royals on Friday, September 6th at 7:30 p.m. on home ice at the Langley Events Centre.

.

_________________________________

Is there more to this story?

Email: sports@langleyadvancetimes.com

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter

_________________________________

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

People have noticed pine siskins dying in the area, part of a trend of larger numbers of the finch flocking to the area about every five years. The larger numbers result in crowding and increased spread of salmonella. (Wikipedia photo)
Langley birdwatchers seeing dead finch species in higher numbers

Pine siskins are in the area in larger numbers. They are prone to salmonella which is fatal for them

Electric charging stations, like this one outside the new North Delta Centre for the Arts, might be seeing more commercial delivery vehicles using them soon, if a provincial rebate program takes off. (James Smith photo/Special to Black Press Media)
Restaurants to get big rebates for electric delivery vehicles

The project boosts the rebates for electric commercial and industrial vehicles in B.C.

The CubicFarm System moves rows of leafy greens through a system calibrated to grow the perfect crop. (cubicfarms.com)
Veritcal farm company based in Pitt Meadows, Langley raises millions

The company has raised more than $15 million from investors

Langley Thunder (Black Press Media files)
Langley Thunder trades for Maple Ridge’s Cody Malawsky

BC Junior A Lacrosse League draft was held remotely on Thursday, Jan. 14

A woman uses her computer keyboard to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Township of Langley says coding matters

Registration open for virtual codathon hosted in conjunction with the Intelligent Community Forum

Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry head for the press theatre at the B.C. legislature for an update on COVID-19, Jan. 7, 2021. (B.C. government)
B.C.’s COVID-19 spread steady with 509 new cases Friday

Hospitalized and critical care cases decline, nine deaths

Seasonal influenza vaccine is administered starting each fall in B.C. and around the world. (Langley Advance Times)
After 30,000 tests, influenza virually nowhere to be found in B.C.

COVID-19 precautions have eliminated seasonal infection

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listens to a question during a news conference outside Rideau cottage in Ottawa, Friday, January 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Trudeau says Canada’s COVID vaccine plan on track despite Pfizer cutting back deliveries

Canadian officials say country will still likely receive four million doses by the end of March

Jobs Minister Ravi Kahlon shared a handwritten note his son received on Jan. 13, 2021. (Ravi Kahlon/Twitter)
Proud dad moment: B.C. minister’s son, 10, receives handwritten note for act of kindness

North Delta MLA took to Twitter to share a letter his son received from a new kid at school

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Lilly and Poppy, two cats owned by Kalmar Cat Hotel ownder Donna Goodenough, both have cerebellAr hypoplasia, a genetic neurological condition that affects their ability to control their muscles and bones. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
VIDEO: Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner

Woman urges others to not fear adopting cats with disabilities

Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options

Premier John Horgan says he is seeking legal advice on whether it can limit interprovincial travel

The Delta Hospice Society operates the Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care (pictured) and the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner. (The Canadian Press photo)
Fraser Health to evict Delta Hospice Society, open new hospice beds next door

Health authority will serve DHS 30 days’ notice when service agreement expires Feb. 25

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd during the march on Washington, D.C., in August of 1963. Courtesy photo
Government reinforces importance of anti-racism act on Black Shirt Day

B.C. Ministers say education “a powerful tool” in the fight for equity and equality

Most Read