Rebels trade Bellant and land Radetic in three-team deal

Rebels trade Bellant and land Radetic in three-team deal

The Philadelphia Rebels have announced today that it has traded forward Andrew Bellant as part of a three-team trade which included the Bismarck Bobcats and Kenai River Brown Bears.

Bellant was sent to the Bismarck Bobcats who in turned sent Luke Millen to Kenai and the Brown Bears sent  Luke Radetic to the Rebels.

The North American Hockey League’s trade deadline is tonight.

Radetic is tenth in the NAHL this season in total points with forty (22 goals and 18 assists). He is fourth in the league in goals scored with twenty-two. In two seasons with the Brown Bears, Radetic has 73 points (38 goals and 35 assists) in 93 games. The Chesterfield, MO native is a 1997 birth year.

Bellant was fourth on the team this year in total points with twenty-seven (11 goals and 16 assists). The Linden, MI native is the franchise leader in seven categories: points, goals, assists, penalty minutes, games played, points-per-season and goals-per-season. He is committed to Michigan Tech.

“I would like to thank Andrew for his service and commitment to the Rebels organization” stated Rebels head coach Joe Coombs. “I wish him much success in Bismarck. I know he will do well” concluded Coombs.

Radetic could be in the Rebesl lineup tomorrow went the team plays the New Jersey Titans.