Alliance All-Star Rosters Released

Coming up this weekend, Waterloo will host yet another Alliance All-Star weekend. The event, which showcases players from Bantam to Midget, is also the beginning of the selection process for the Alliance OHL Gold Cup team as well as the first viewing for some looking to represent Team Canada next year at the U16 tournament.

68 Minor Midget players were selected as part of the four team mini tournament that occurs throughout the weekend. 36 forwards, 24 defenseman and 8 goalies in total will make the trek.

Here are the full team rosters.

Team Blue:

G – Corson Marit (Kitchener)

G – Lewis Boulton (London)

D – Stefan Dobrich (Sun County)

D – Mason Howard (London)

D – Stefan Panzalovic (Sun County)

D – Dylan Schives (Chatham-Kent)

D – Michael Van Loon (Elgin-Middlesex)

D – Gavin Wood (Waterloo)

F – David Anderson (Cambridge)

F – Cal Christner (Waterloo)

F – Stephane Crevier (Sun County)

F – Nolan Degurse (Lambton)

F – Luke Drewitt (London)

F – Tyson Hillier (Waterloo)

F – T.J. Hughes (Hamilton)

F – Jakob Marche (Elgin-Middlesex)

F – Keean Washkurak (Waterloo)
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Brantford 99ers 2016/17 Season Preview

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2015/16 Minor Midget Record: 9-22-2 (11th Place)

2015/16 Minor Midget Final Result: Did not qualify for playdowns

2015/16 Major Bantam Record: 6-20-4 (9th Place)

2015/16 Major Bantam Final Result: Lost in 3 to Waterloo in Quarter-Finals

Following a couple of difficult seasons last year, the 99ers are hoping that a new head coach and some big defensive additions will help offset the loss of some key players.

During last year’s Minor Midget run, the 99ers were never able to sustain any kind of momentum for long periods of time. Despite having a top offensive defenceman in Holden Wale, the forwards up front weren’t able to keep up on the speed side of the game and their offensive output suffered because of that. Brantford scored less than two goals a game last year and in the Alliance, that unfortunately won’t win many games.
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