FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Port Alberni, BC – On Tuesday September 2nd, the Bulldogs acquired the playing rights to 1996-born forward Quinn Syrydiuk from the Trail Smoke Eaters for future considerations.
Syrydiuk enters his third full season of Junior “A” having spent the previous two with the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. The 6-foot, 170 pound Toronto native comes to the Bulldogs with two straight OJHL Championships under his belt and has appeared in the RBC Cup 2014 in Vernon, BC.
“We are looking forward to working with Quinn,” says Bulldogs head coach and general manager Kevin Willison. “We feel that his championship experience and leadership will be a great addition to our locker room.”
The team is also proud to announce the signing of 1999-born forward Cayden Kraus, a 5-foot-10, 160 pound forward who played the previous two seasons with Pursuit of Excellence in the Canadian Sports School Hockey League. Kraus has impressed the Bulldogs coaching staff with his speed, skill, and compete level.
“We feel that Cayden is ready to play at this level and look forward to developing him as a student-athlete and young man for the next few seasons,” says Willison.
The Bulldogs play their final home exhibition game at Weyerhaeuser Arena against the Victoria Grizzlies on Friday September 4th at 7:00pm.