The Barrie Colts have completed a trade with the Sarnia Sting sending draft picks in exchange for Arizona Coyotes prospect goalie Anson Thornton.

To Barrie
– Anson Thornton
– Conditional 2026 5th Round Pick 

To Sarnia
– 2023 2nd Round Pick
– 2024 3rd Round Pick
– 2026 5th Round Pick

Thornton will be reunited with former teammate Brandt Clarke who won the 2019 OHL Cup with Don Mills.


Thornton signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes in October 2021. We would like to welcome Anson to Barrie!