Cole Smith Traded to Buffalo in Exchange for Goaltender Dylan Grover

BRANTFORD, ON- The Brantford 99ers have announced that they have completed a trade with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, sending defenceman Cole Smith stateside in exchange for goaltender Dylan Grover and a PDF.

Grover, 19, a 6’5″ 182 pound native of Rochester, NY was drafted in Round 8 #143 overall by the Sarnia Sting in the OHL Priority Selection in 2020. Dylan has spent his last 2 seasons in Jr. B before promoting to Jr. A this season, getting 2 games in with the Cobourg Cougars before switching to the Jr. Sabres. Grover holds a 2-0-0 record with Buffalo, a .926 save percentage and a 2.00 goals against average.

The 99ers would like to thank Cole Smith for his time in Brantford, and wish him nothing but the best of luck in Buffalo and his future!

Everyone please join us in welcoming Dylan Grover to Brantford!