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Hurricanes Men’s Hockey begin exhibition play on Thursday

September 25, 2013

Hurricanes players listen to head coach Ryan Maxwell at a recent practice.

Hurricanes players listen to head coach Ryan Maxwell at a recent practice.

The men’s Junior Hurricanes return to the ice for another season this Thursday with an exhibition game scheduled for 8:35pm at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown versus the Montague Maniacs.

The Hurricanes will rely on newcomer Jonathan Boutin in goal to carry most of the load this season. Boutin, a native from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and a first year Fire Fighting student has had experience in the Maritime Hockey League as well as in the QMJHL as a member of the P.E.I. Rocket organization.

Defensively the ‘Canes will see returning defensemen Curtis Hall, Eric Locke and Will Connolly as well as rookies Logan Welsh, Peter Giggie and Branson Groom in the lineup.

Forwards Blake Ozon and Jonny Richards return to lead the team up front alongside rookies Alex Seyforth and Nick MacDonald look to add an impact right away.

The ‘Canes will also travel to Montague on Monday, September 30th for their final exhibition game before beginning the IJHL regular season on Friday, October 4th in Montague.

The ‘Canes will host their home opener on Saturday, October 5th at the Simmons Sport Centre at 8:15 pm versus the Western Red Wings.

For live game updates for all Junior ‘Canes games visit www.facebook.com/hcjrcaneshockey or twitter.com/hcjrcaneshockey.

 

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