Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club, today announced the Club has reduced the Training Camp roster to 33 players.
The ICE have added the following players to the exhibition roster:
|Jesse Makaj||Goaltender||January 27, 2001||Vancouver, BC|
|Jakob Walter||Goaltender||May 16, 1999||Langley, BC|
|Sam Huston||Defenceman||May 31, 1999||Brandon, MB|
|Nikita Radzivilyuk||Defenceman||March 9, 1999||Tyumen, RUS|
|Fedor Rudakov||Defenceman||June 21, 1998||Calgary, AB|
|Bobby Russell||Defenceman||March 23, 2000||Surrey, BC|
|Loeden Schaufler||Defenceman||April 27, 2000||DeWinton, AB|
|Connor Barley||Forward||February 25, 1998||St. Andrews, MB|
|Michael King||Forward||February 17, 2000||Winnipeg, MB|
|Peyton Krebs||Forward||January 26, 2001||Okotoks, AB|
|Eli Lieffers||Forward||March 26, 2000||Saskatoon, SK|
|Reed Morison||Forward||June 9, 1998||Calgary, AB|
|Harris Pearce||Forward||June 7, 1999||Port Coquitlam, BC|
|Tanner Sidaway||Forward||April 29, 1999||Victoria, BC|
|Kaeden Taphorn||Forward||January 3, 2000||Yorkton, SK|
|Keenan Taphorn||Forward||January 3, 2000||
Including returning players, the ICE are now carrying four goaltenders, ten defencemen, and 19 forwards (three 1996-born players, four 1997-born players, 12 1998-born players, six 1999-born players, six 2000-born players, and two 2001-born players).
The ICE will open the 2016 exhibition season at the annual Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament in Kennewick, Washington. Kootenay will face the Prince George Cougars Thursday, September 8, the Seattle Thunderbirds Friday, September 9 and the Portland Winterhawks Saturday, September 10.