The newest addition to the Richardson Pioneer Weyburn Red Wings is a big one. Coming from the Langley Rivermen of the BCHL, the Red Wings acquired 2002 born forward Matteo Turrin last week in exchange for a Player Development Feed.
Now playing in his third season of Jr. A level hockey, the Montreal, Quebec native broke into the BCHL with the Victoria Grizzlies in 2020, playing 14 games with the team and scoring 4 points in that time as an 18 year old. In total, he’s played 63 games in the BCHL between the Grizzlies, Nanaimo Clippers, Cowichan Valley Capitals, and the Langley Rivermen before coming to the Red Wings, putting up a total of 14 points in that time.
Where Turrin shines is his size and athleticism. Standing at 6’5″ and weighing in at 225lbs, Turrin boasts some speed for his size along with a big net front presence that will help the Red Wings in the offensive zone. In his first period with the Red Wings, he scored with a tip on a shot from Blake Norris while Turrin screened the goaltender.
Turrin is also a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do.