Productive forward Owen Perala has joined the Rayside Balfour Canadians via future considerations trade with the Cochrane Crunch.
The 6-foot-4, 195 pound forward has already played two full seasons in the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League for Cochrane.
Hailing from the northwestern Ontario town of Nipigon, Perala netted 21 goals, 28 assists, 49 points in 55 games for Cochrane during the 2019-2020 campaign.
As a rookie during the 2018-2019 season, Perala produced seven goals, 12 assists, 19 points in 41 games.
Doing the math, the 2002 birth forward totaled 28 goals, 40 assists, 68 points in 96 regular season matches for Cochrane.