Warriors recruit Roukounakis for next season
NEWS: The Warriors are excited to announce the commitment of forward Nick Roukounakis for the 2021-22 season. Welcome to the Warriors family Nick!
— West Kelowna Warriors (@BCHLWarriors) March 5, 2021
The West Kelowna Warriors announced the recruitment of 2003-born forward Nick Roukounakis for the 2021-22 BC Hockey League season.
The Boston University commit has played with Thayer Academy prep school this season and posted 11 goals and 27 points in 26 games.
He’s also played eight games with the US National U18 Development team and not put up any points. Roukounakis will head to the NCAA in Sept. 2022.
Centennials add Hannon and Henderson as affiliates
Coyotes coaching staff is still hard at work finding opportunities for our players to advance their hockey careers. We're proud to announce that Assistant Captains Nathan Hannon and Jack Henderson are now Affiliate Players for @BCHLCentennials. Congratulations, guys! pic.twitter.com/hDeoVTPDVV
— Osoyoos Coyotes (@KIJHLCoyotes) March 5, 2021
The Merritt Centennials have brought it two members of the Osoyoos Coyotes of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League as affiliate players for this season.
Hannon, who’s from Penticton, had three assists in three games with Osoyoos this season. Henderson hails from Quesnel and had a pair of goals in three games with the Yotes.
Silverbacks roster Chan as affiliate player
We are excited to announce that 16 year old Eagles d-man Ezra Chan has signed as an Affiliate Player with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BCHL!
Go to our website to read the full story. https://t.co/Hyi6Lw3QVd#flylikeaneagle #gobacksgo @SASilverbacks @KIJHL @KijhlS pic.twitter.com/JcWqwczqGh
— Sicamous Eagles (@Sicamous_Eagles) March 6, 2021
The Salmon Arm Silverbacks have added 2004-born defenseman Ezra Chan as an affiliate for this season.
The native of Salmon Arm had an assist in two games with the KIJHL’s Sicamous Eagles as a rookie this season.
He posted seven assists in 30 games as a 15-year-old with the Thompson Blazers U16 AAA in 2019-20.
Rasmussen assigned to Grand Rapids by Detroit
The Detroit Red Wings on Friday assigned center Michael Rasmussen to the Griffins and reassigned defenseman Gustav Lindstrom to the Griffins from their taxi squad.
— Grand Rapids Griffins (@griffinshockey) March 5, 2021
Forward Michael Rasmussen (no points in one game with Penticton in 2014-15) was assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League by the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings on Friday.
The 21-year-old has three assists in 10 games with the Red Wings this season. He has also added two goals and six points in seven games with the Griffins.
Miley commits to Briercrest for 2021-22
Join us in welcoming our newest commitment, Ryan Miley. Currently playing for @SsideCapitals, Ryan brings a ton of junior experience with additional stops in the WHL and the BCHL. He chose Briercrest b/c of the culture and has excitement about joining the family. Welcome, Ryan! pic.twitter.com/u3NCWWcDDC
— Briercrest Hockey (@BCrestHockey) March 5, 2021
2000-born defenseman Ryan Miley (one goal, four assists in 43 games with Surrey in 2018-19) has committed to Briercrest College of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference for this September.
Miley, who’s from Brookings, South Dakota, has a goal and an assist in 14 games with the Summerside Western Capitals of the Maritime Hockey League this season.
Tufto sets Quinnipiac assist record
— Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey (@QU_MIH) March 5, 2021
Forward Odeen Tufto (25 goals, 40 assists in 57 games with Vernon in 2015-16) set a Quinnipiac University Bobcats men’s hockey record for career assists with a helper early in the first period in Friday’s 4-2 win over Colgate.
Tufto, who is the Bobcats captain this season, now has 127 assists during his four-year career at Quinnipiac, two ahead of Reid Cashman.