The Chilliwack Bruins switched up Euros Friday morning, confirming that Swede Alexander Wiklund will not be back in 2010-11 and acquiring Czech Robin Soudek from the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Soudek, 19 years old, was picked up in exchange for a sixth round pick in the 2011 Western Hockey League bantam draft.The Bruins acquired that pick yesterday at the bantam draft table, sending the 141st pick in this year’s draft to Portland.
Soudek spent two seasons and 124 games with the Oil Kings, scoring 18 goals, 37 points and 83 penalty minutes.
Wiklund played 140 regular season games for Chilliwack, scoring 19 goals, 43 points and 94 penalty minutes.
— The Bruins also released American forward Travis Belohrad on Friday.
Belohrad played 50 games last year, struggling through an injury-riddled campaign to record two goals and five points.