SWIFT CURRENT, SK – The Swift Current Broncos announced today they have signed forward Brady Birnie to a Standard Player Agreement. Birnie was the Broncos first-round pick, 21st overall, in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft April 22.
Birnie, from Regina, spent the 2019-20 season with the Regina Monarchs of the Saskatchewan Bantam AA Hockey League, scoring 56 goals while adding 72 assists in just 31 games. He then added six goals and four assists in just three playoff games.
His 128 points ranked second in the league and was the fourth highest single season total since 2001-02. His 72 assists led the league in 2019-20.
He also dressed for three games with the Regina Pat Canadians U18 team, scoring once.
Birnie is the first member of the Broncos 2020 draft class to sign with the club.