The Alberni Valley Bulldogs are please to announce the signings of Braydon Nelson, Kyle Kaufmann, and Jake Wilhelm for the 2016-17 season.
Nelson, a 5’9, 160lb, forward from Duncan, BC is coming off an excellent campaign with the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy where he scored 34 points (13 goals and 21 assists) in 35 games. Nelson was an affiliate player during the 2015-16 season and played 4 games for the Bulldogs.
Kaufmann, a 6’1, 175lb, forward from West Vancouver, BC played last season for the North Vancouver Giants of the British Columbia Major Midget League where he scored 41 points (12 goals and 29 assists) in 37 games. Kaufmann was also an affiliate player during the 2015-16 season and scored 1 goal in 7 games with the Bulldogs.
Wilhelm, a 5’10, 165lb, defenseman from Victoria, BC was the captain last season for the South Island Royals of the BCMML where he scored 24 points (8 goals, 16 assists) in 38 games. Wilhelm was another affiliate player during the 2015-16 and played 2 games for the Bulldogs.
“We are very excited to welcome Braydon, Kyle, and Jake to our family,” says Head Coach & GM Kevin Willison. “All of these players were with us at some point last season and gained valuable experience as affiliate players. We are very excited to work with this group over the next few seasons and help them grow into elite players.”
The Bulldogs play their first home Exhibition Game Saturday, August 27th at 7pm against the Victoria Grizzlies. For the remaining Exhibition Schedule visit www.albernivalleybulldogs.ca
For further information or comment on the above story please contact Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ head coach and general manager Kevin Willison by phone at 250-735-0487 or by email at email@example.com.