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KIJHL: Dynamiters add 19-year-old forward Franco Colapaolo

Kimberley Dynamiters general manager Mike Reid bolstered his roster with the signing of 19-year-old forward Franco Colapaolo Monday night

Kimberley Dynamiters general manager Mike Reid continues to bolster his lineup.

Monday night, Reid confirmed the signing of 19-year-old forward Franco Colapaolo, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound forward and native of Calgary.

According to Reid, Colapaolo is expected in Kimberley Wednesday night and should be ready to suit up Saturday when the Beaver Valley Nitehawks visit the Kimberley Civic Centre (7 p.m.).

Colapaolo started the season with the Calgary Mustangs of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, going pointless in four games before joining the Fort Frances Lakers of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (Junior A), skating in 12 games, tallying one goal and two assists.

Colapaolo is no stranger to B.C. Junior B, including the KIJHL, having suited up for 23 games (5-9-14) with the Grand Forks Border Bruins in 2013-14. He also spent 66 games with the Comox Valley Glacier Kings of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League over parts of two season (2013-14 to 2014-15), registering 10 goals and 22 points.

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