CHELMSFORD, ON – The Canadians are very excited to announce the acquisition of Kris Hamlin from the Thunder Bay North Stars of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL).
Hamlin has major junior experience with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL and Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL. Last season with the North Stars Hamlin recorded 49 points in 46 games and lead the North Stars in powerplay goals. This current season Hamlin had nine points (three goals and six assists) along with 35 PIMs in 12 SIJHL games.
“Dave and I are very excited to add such a dynamic centreman to our lineup, Kris has played defence in Gatineau and quarterback the power play. He played in a summer tournament (Brampton College Cup) with the Canadians and Dave was a big fan. I have known Kris and his family for a long time and they are a welcomed addition to the Rayside family.” – Owner Adrian Gedye
Tomorrow night Hamlin will make his NOJHL and Canadians debut wearing #27 against the Espanola Express. Game time is set for 7:00 pm at the Chemlsford Community Centre admission is $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $6 Students, and Children 10 and Under free.