Sports / 

Sounders acquire forward Will Bruin from Houston



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SEATTLE (AP) — The MLS champion Seattle Sounders continued to restock for the 2017 season by acquiring forward Will Bruin from the Houston Dynamo on Friday in exchange for general and targeted allocation money.

The trade is the second deal Seattle has completed this week. The Sounders also traded for midfielder Harry Shipp from Montreal.

Bruin, 27, has spent his entire six-year MLS career with the Dynamo, where he recorded 50 goals and 20 assists. Bruin had double-digit goals in 2012 (12), 2014 (10) and 2015 (11). Bruin appeared in 31 MLS matches last season for the Dynamo, but was limited to four goals and three assists. Bruin had just one goal after the first month of the season.

Bruin is expected to fill the role of Nelson Valdez, who is unlikely to return after his contract option was not picked up.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast