Top Prospects descend on PEI for Pre-Canada Games Event

For Immediate Release
September 25, 2014

Top Prospects descend on PEI for Pre-Canada Games Event

The MacLauchlan Arena on the UPEI campus will play host to the Atlantic Regional branch Canada Games Male training teams from October 3-5, 2014.  The four teams are preparing for the 2015 Canada Winter Games in February in Prince George, BC.


 
The Pre Canada Games tournament is being used by the four teams as they complete their evaluation process and prepare to select their final rosters for the Canada Games.  In addition to the tournament games, all four provincial teams will practice while on site in Charlottetown.  The men’s division of the Canada Games consist of players 16 years of age and under.
 
The schedule for the tournament is as follows.

Friday, October 3
 
 
 
3:30 pm
Nova Scotia
vs
Prince Edward Island
5:45 pm
Newfoundland
vs
New Brunswick
 
 
 
 
Saturday, October 4
 
 
 
9:30 am
New Brunswick
vs
Nova Scotia
11:45 am
Prince Edward Island
vs
Newfoundland
4:30 pm
Prince Edward Island
vs
New Brunswick
6:45 pm
Newfoundland
vs
Nova Scotia
 
 
 
 
Sunday, October 5
 
 
 
10:00 am
TBD
vs
TBD
12:15 pm
TBD
vs
TBD
 
 
All games are open to the public and there is no admission.  A 50-50 will be conducted for each game in support of KidSport PEI.  All games will be streamed live courtesy of Bell Aliant.
 
The Provincial female teams will conduct their Pre-Canada Games event as part of the 2015 Atlantic Challenge Cup in Moncton on October 10-13.
 
Below is the Hockey New Brunswick roster, with their hometowns:
 
Goalies:
Jack Grant, Fredericton
Jack Ryan, Fredericton
Jacob Stewart, Quispamsis
 
Defense:
Cole Easton, Rusagonis
Simon Elsliger, Dieppe
Justin Guitard, Richibucto
Adam McCormick, Woodstock
Tristan Mercure, Dieppe
Dominik Reid, New Maryland
Denis Toner, St. Andre
 
Forwards:
Jeff Akerley, St. Leonard
William Basque, Tracadie-Sheila
Samuel Bastille, Dieppe
Pierre Bourgoin, Grand Falls
Riley Burtt, Fredericton
Walker Campbell, Bass River
Ethan Crossman, Sackville
Michael Cyr, St. Anne Madawaska
Curran Daley, New Bandon
Christopher Ferron, Grande Anse
Peyton Hoyt, Fredericton
Michael Joseph, Moncton
Samuel LeBlanc, Dieppe
Marc-Andre LeCouffe, Tracadie-Sheila
Reed MacKenzie, Fredericton
 
Coaching Staff:
Head Coach – Eric Bissonnette
Asst. Coach – Doug Doull & Mike Gillingham
Goalie Coach – Kyle MacDonald
Director of Operations – Norbert Laforge
Equipment Manager – Mike Burrell
Trainer – Jessica Sears
 
For more information contact:
 
Nic Jansen
Hockey New Brunswick
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