End of an Era: Langley Rivermen Trade Tanner Attew to Coquitlam Express

A Fond Farewell: Langley Rivermen Express Gratitude as Tanner Attew Moves to Coquitlam Express

Langley, BC – July 18, 2023 – In a significant trade deal within the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), the Langley Rivermen have transferred right-shooting defenseman, Tanner Attew, to the Coquitlam Express for future considerations.

Tanner Attew, who hails from South Surrey, BC, has proven his mettle on the ice in the two seasons he has played with the Rivermen. Born on Sep 23, 2003, the young and dynamic player stands tall at 6’2″ and weighs 194 lbs. His stats speak volumes about his skills, with his 2021-22 season featuring 27 points (6 goals, 21 assists) in 44 games and 7 points in 15 playoff games. In his 2022-23 season, Attew garnered 20 points (7 goals, 13 assists) in 40 games and 3 points in 4 playoff games.

Head Coach Burt Henderson expressed his admiration for Attew, stating, “Tanner’s skill on the ice has been instrumental in shaping our defense in the past seasons. His tactical understanding and strength in his position have contributed immensely to our team’s performance.”

Associate Coach Tyler Kuntz added, “Tanner has been an invaluable part of our team, and while we’re sad to see him go, we’re confident in his ability to make a significant impact at the Coquitlam Express. We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.”

Curt Fraser, Director of Hockey Operations, reflected on Attew’s departure, saying, “Tanner’s contribution to the Rivermen will always be appreciated. We extend our heartfelt gratitude for his dedication and wish him the very best in his future endeavors with the Coquitlam Express.”

This strategic decision underscores the Rivermen’s dedication to building a robust team, with the ultimate aim of driving them towards a strong playoff run in the BCHL.

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