The Cowichan Capitals are excited to announce the acquisition of 20 years old Colin Campbell and Gabe Schovanek from the Surrey Eagles in exchange for defenceman Tanner Komzak, the rights to Primo Self and future considerations.
Campbell played his last season in the Ontario Hockey League in 2019-20 where he played in 23 games with the Guelph Storm as an 18 year old, last season the OHL did not play due to COVID-19. The 2001 born smooth-skating defender hails from Mississauga, Ontario.
Schovanek has spent the past two seasons with the Surrey Eagles, and had offensive success in both. As an 18 year old rookie in 2019-20 he scored 13 times and finished with 39 points in 49 games, then added 7 goals and 12 points in last years pod season in Burnaby. Schovanek is from the Comox Valley and joins another former Eagle Sean Ramsay in Cowichan.
Going back to Surrey is 2002 defenceman Tanner Komzak who finished with 4 goals and 8 points during the Capitals pod season in Port Alberni. The Capitals acquired Komzak from Langley during the 2020 offseason.
Also going to the Eagles are the rights to Primo Self, the American forward played for Cowichan in the 2019-2020 season before joining the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints last season. The Capitals would like to thank Tanner and Primo for their time spent in Cowichan and wish them the best of luck.
Welcome Colin and Gabe!