The Soo Greyhounds closed out Training Camp 2017 on September 1st with the team’s Annual Luke Williams Memorial Red & White game.
Following the game, General Manager Kyle Raftis, Head Coach Drew Bannister and their accompanying staff reduced the team’s active roster down to 24 players.
Presently remaining with the club are:
Goalies (2) – Matthew Villalta, Dougie Newhouse
Defenceman (8) – Noah Carroll, Jacob LeGuerrier, Conor Timmins, Holden Wale, Anthony DeMeo, Phil Caron, Robert Calisti, Mac Hollowell
Forwards (14) – Calvin Martin, Zack Trott, Joe Carroll, Tye Kartye, Jack Kopacka, Tim Gettinger, Ryan Roth, Hayden Fowler, Boris Katchouk, Brett Jacklin, Keegan Howdeshell, Morgan Frost, Cole MacKay, Hayden Verbeek
Seventeen players were subsequently released from the club, or re-assigned to various programs following the game.
Those players are: Adriano Mamone, Brayden Crowe, Kobe Seguin, Zach Taylor, Alex Johnston, Noah Boman, Ryan Naumovski, Zach Nazzarett, Theo Todd, Ethan Taylor, Isaiah Payne, Owen Scott, Caleb Wood, Jacob Kelly, Wesley Weir, Mason Dreger, Ryan Brown.
The 2017-18 Hounds skate right into action less than 24 hours from now when they kick off their OHL pre-season action tomorrow night, Saturday, September 2nd at Saginaw. Game time against the Spirit is 7:00 p.m.
Those same two teams will conclude this weekend’s home-and-home series on Sunday afternoon, September 3rd with a 4:07 p.m. start at the Essar Centre.
Luke Williams Memorial Red and White Game Scoring Summary
1:26 – Team White – 21 Tye Kartye from 19 Joe Carroll
9:07 – Team Red 22 Robert Calisti from 18 Morgan Frost and 28 Hayden Verbeek
19:34 – Team White – 19 Joe Carroll from 12 Alex Johnston
1:49 – Team Red – 28 Hayden Verbeek from 14 Brett Jacklin
15:39 – Team White – 24 Zach Nazzarett from 28 Theo Todd and 5 Brayden Crowe
1:00 – Team White – 27 Ryan Roth from 26 Tim Gettinger
1:11 – Team White – 20 Tye Kartye from 23 Ryan Naumovski and 25 Jack Kopacka
10:44 – Team White – 25 Jack Kopacka from 21 Conor Timmins and 20 Tye Kartye
14:40 – Team White – 18 Zack Trott from 26 Tim Gettinger and 8 Jacob LeGuerrier
19:31 – Team Red – 3 Holden Wale from 6 Hayden Fowler and 24 Cole Mackay
Source: Soo Greyhounds