Saginaw Spirit traded goaltender Nolan Lalonde to the Kingston Frontenacs for a conditional 2026 15th round pick, which could become Guelph's 2027 3rd-round and Kingston's 2025 7th-round selections if Lalonde plays a game in the Ontario Hockey League this season.

By the Numbers
  • Lalonde won a franchise record 16-straight starts during the 2023-24 season.
  • In his 32 regular season appearances, he won 21 games with a 3.16 GAA and .874 SV%.
Yes, But

The trade was a tough decision for the Spirit considering Lalonde's contributions and character.

State of Play
  • Lalonde, a Kingston native, returns to his hometown team, the Frontenacs.
  • He played a crucial role in the Spirit's post-season success, especially in the Western Conference Finals and the Memorial Cup.
What's Next

If Lalonde is assigned to the Ontario Hockey League, he will be considered an overage player for the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

The Saginaw Spirit's trade of goaltender Nolan Lalonde to the Kingston Frontenacs for conditional picks signifies a tough but necessary decision, highlighting the team's commitment to future prospects and acknowledging Lalonde's significant contributions during his time with the Spirit.