Rosters announced for Hockey Alberta

Red Deer Express

Hockey Alberta has announced the rosters for the upcoming 2011 Alberta Cup, which goes later this month in Southern Alberta.

The tournament, which features eight zone teams, including the Central Thrashers, from across the province, is made up of the best 160 bantam age hockey players in Alberta, and is often well attended by WHL scouts as they prepare for the bantam draft.

“This tournament is a tremendous opportunity for these young men to showcase their talents,” said Team Alberta male coordinator Justin Fesyk, who hails from Sylvan Lake.

“The caliber at the zone tryout camps this year was very high and we feel we have a very strong group of 1996 born athletes.”

The Alberta Cup is also used by Hockey Alberta to evaluate and identify future players, coaches, administrators, trainers and officials for Team Alberta.

Former Red Deer Rebels assistant coach Dallas Gaume, who stepped down last summer and spent this past season as the head coach of the bantam AAA Red Deer Rebels White, will be behind the bench for the Central Thrashers.

Joseph Derosiers and Jayden Sittler, both from Red Deer, will tend the twine for the Thrashers, with Gabe Bast (Red Deer), Colton Bobyk (Rimbey), Kaleb Denham (Innisfail), Logan Hermus (Big Valley), Connor James (Wainwright) and Jordan Steenbergen (Sylvan Lake) taking the seven defensemen positions on the team.

Up front, the forwards will consist of MacKenzie Bauer (Three Hills), Mik Doell (Blackfalds), Dylan Fontaine (Red Deer), Ross Heidt (Red Deer), Dylan Houston (Big Valley), Gage Joel (Devon), Ty Mappin (Big Valley), Evan Polei (Wetaskiwin), Jayden Sveinson (Red Deer), Ryan Swier (Lacombe), Adam Ternes (Stettler), and Chase Thudium (Sylvan Lake).

This is the 25th anniversary of the Alberta Cup, which runs April 14-17 in Lethbridge.

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