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Langley's Pearson shipped to New West

Johnny Pearson has been traded from the Langley Junior Thunder to New Westminster. The local Langley product played five games for the intermediate Thunder team and 15 at the junior level for the Thunder. - Langley Times file photo
Johnny Pearson has been traded from the Langley Junior Thunder to New Westminster. The local Langley product played five games for the intermediate Thunder team and 15 at the junior level for the Thunder.
— image credit: Langley Times file photo

The Langley Junior Thunder have traded the playing rights of Johnny Pearson to the New Westminster Junior Salmonbellies.

In return, the Thunder picked up the junior A playing rights of Tyler Rutherford and Pearson Willis. They also receive the intermediate playing rights of Parker Willis.

Pearson, a Langley Minor Lacrosse Association product, was called up to play 15 games with the Jr. Thunder in 2013 and was third on the team in scoring with 29 goals and 53 points.

In five games with the intermediate team, Pearson had 15 goals and 21 points.

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