Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Eagles announce the team has sent forward Hassan Akl (’01) and defenceman Jordan Hendry (’02) to the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League as the future considerations in the trade which saw the Eagles acquire goaltender Reece Klassen (’99).
Akl, 19, played in both the AJHL and the BCHL last season split with 3 teams. Hassan started the year in the AJHL with the Drumheller Dragons before being traded to the Calgary Canucks. Akl was then acquired from the Canucks by the Eagles on November 10, 2019. Hassan put up 5 goals and 15 points in 17 games in the AJHL, before putting up 2 goals and 5 points in 28 games with the Eagles. Akl also played in 6 games in the playoffs for Surrey, failing to register a point.
Hendry, 17, also saw himself moved quite a bit in his first season in the BCHL. Hendry started the season on the Trail Smoke Eaters, and was traded to the Powell River Kings before being acquired by the Eagles from the Kings on December 4, 2019. In his first BCHL season split between all 3 teams, Hendry played in 34 games and had 3 assists. Hendry played in 5 playoff games for Surrey, failing to register a point.
We wish all the best for Hassan and Jordan moving forward with their junior hockey careers.