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OFFICIAL SITE OF THE RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS JUNIOR A HOCKEY CLUB

Canadians Alumni (1979-1995)

Bryan Verreault 1979-1984 – Head Coach Sudbury Wolves

Don Breau 1979-1980 – RIT NCAA D1, Soluhull Barons/Blaze EIHL/EPIHL, Wightlink Raiders ENL

Mike McKegg 1979-1980 – Windsor Lancers OUA

Rod Benkovich 1979-1980 Windsor Spitfires OHL

Bill Castonguay – 1979-1982 St. Mary’s Huskies AUAA

Rick Brebant – 1980-81  – Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA D1, Carolina Thunderbirds AAHL, Durham Wasps EIHL, Nottingham Panthers EIHL, Newcastle Cobras EIHL, Manchester Storm/Phoenix EIHL, London Knights EIHL,  Sheffield Steelers EIHL, and Great Britan World Championship.

Dennis Castonguay -1981-1984- Laurentian Voyageurs OUA  – Holds record for most points in one NOJHL season 196

Dan Chiasson – 1981-1982, 1985-86 – Sudbury Wolves OHL. Toledo Goaldiggers IHL, Ravensburg Germany-3

Noel Caya – 1981-1986 – Ferris State Bulldogs NCAA DI

Keane Cronin – 1982-1984 – General Manager Rayside-Balfour Canadians

Al Cormier – 1982-1984, 1985-1986 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA, RImouski Mariners RHL

Jasmin Breton – 1982-1985 – Dalhousie Tigers AUAA

Eric Johnson – 1982-83 –  Denver Pioneers NCAA D1, Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL, and Milwaukee Admirals IHL

Jeff Brazeau – 1982-84 – Waterloo Warriors OUA

Pat Moher – 1983-94 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Kevin Moore 1983-84 – Ohio State Buckeyes WCHA, Kitchener Rangers OHL, and Cambrian Golden Shield CCAA

David Belec – 1983-1985 – Ryerson Rams OUA

Pat Lizotte 1984-85 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Mike Mooney 1987-1990 – Alabama-Huntsville Chargers NCAA DI & Cambrian Golden Shield CCAA

Fred Monfils – 1987-1988 – Telford Tigers EIHL, Muskegon Fury UHL, Daytona Beach Sun Devils SunHL,

Jason Young – 1987-1989 – Drafted Buffalo Sabres 1991 3rd Round, Sudbury Wolves OHL, Rochester Americans AHL, Canadian National Team, Thuragu NLB, Alder Mannhiem DEL, Kölner Haie DEL, ERC Ingostadt DEL,  and Frankfurt Lions DEL

Darren Dougan –  1987-1989 – Windsor Spitfires OHL, Sudbury Wolves OHL, Niagara Falls Thunder OHL, Owen Sound Platers OHL, Laurentian Voyageurs OUA,  Monroe Moccasins WPHL, Utah Grizzlies IHL, Central Texas Stampede WPHL, Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs CHL

Dean Cull – 1987-1989, 1991-1992 – Northeastern Huskies NCAA D1 & Sudbury Wolves OHL

Dave Barrett – 1987-1990 – Laurentian Voyagers OUA

John Noob – 1988-1989 – Konigsbrunn Germany 4, Trier Germany 2, Neuwied Germany 2, Hamburg Crocodiles Germany 2, Erfurt Germany 3, Bayreuth Tigers Germany 3, Schweinfurt Germany 3, Hassfurt Germany 3, Wilhelmshaven Jadehaie Germany 4,  Deggendorf Fire Germany 3, Hugelsheim Germany 4, ESC Harzer Wolfe Germany 3

Mark McCue – 1988-1989 – Waterloo Warriors OUA

Andrew Brunette –  1989-1990 – Drafted Washington Capitals 7th Round 1993, Owen Sound Platers OHL, Providence Bruins AHL, Hampton ROads Admirals ECHL, Portland Pirates AHL,  Washington Capitals NHL, Nashville Preadators NHL, Atlanta Thrashers NHL, Minnesota Wild NHL, Colorado Avalanche NHL & Chicago Blackhawks NHL

Mike Longo – 1989-1992 – Queens Golden Gaels OUA

JD Eaton – 1990-91 – Detroit Ambassadors OHL, Sudbury Wolves OHL, Detroit Jr. Red Wings OHL, Laurentian Voyageurs OUA, Utica Blizzard UHL, Saginaw Lumber Kings UHL, Port Huron Border Cats IHL, Fort Worth Fire CHL, Saginaw Gears UHL, San Angelo Outlaws WPHL, Waco Wizards, and St. Benedict Bears High School Head Coach

Dominic Belanger – 1990-1991 & 1993-94 – Belleville Bulls OHL, North Bay Centennials OHL, Sudbury Wolves OHL

Ben White – 1990-1992 – RIT NCAA III, Utica Blizzard IHL, Winston-Salem IceHawks UHL, Fort Worth Brahmas WPHL, Waco Wizards WPHL, BC Icemen IHL, Tulsa Oilers CHL, Mohawk Valley Prowlers, Asheville Smoke UHL, Emlira Jackals, UHL, Missouri River Otters UHL & Milton Keynes Lightning EPIHL

Jon Stos – 1991-92 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA – Most Points in one game 19

Darryl Moxam – 1991-92 – Peterborough Petes OHL, Oshawa Generals OHL, Sudbury Wolves OHL, Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats NOJHL, Acadia Axemen AUAA, Bakersfield Condors WCHL, London Knights EIHL, Nottingham Panthers EIHL, Assistant Coach Laurentian Voyageurs OUA & Sudbury Wolves OHL

Robert DuBois – 1991-1993 – North Bay Centennials OHL, Oshawa Generals OHL, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL, Barrie Colts OHL, Madison Monsters UHL, Dayton Ice Bandits UHL, Thunder Bay Thunder Cats UHL, Brantford Smoke UHL, Monroe Moccasins UHL, Limberg Eaters Holland & Making The Cut 2004 NHL Tryout Finalist

Corey Crane – 1991-1995 – Sudbury Wolves OHL & Ottawa 67’s OHL

Dale Lafrance – 1992-1993 – Cambrian College CCAA & Topeka ScareCrows CHL

Neil Gervais 1992-1995 – Ottawa Gee-Gees OUA

Kris Laamanen – 1992-1993 – St. Lawrence Saints NCAA D1 & Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Josh Major – 1992-1994 – Royal Military College Redmen OUA

Martin Robert – 1992-1995 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Chris Cooper – 1993-1994 – Kahnawake Akweks LNAH, Chibougamau Senior AA LHSNEQ

Jordan Scruton 1993-1994 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Simon Sherry 1993-1994 – Sudbury Wolves OHL

Ryan Connolly – 1993-1994 – Sudbury Wolves OHL, Belleville Bulls OHL, Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks OUA, Lake Charles Ice Pirates WPHL, Odesa Jackalopes WPHL, San Angelo Outlaws WPHL, Fort Worth Fire CHL, Mohawk Valley Prowlers UHL & Tulsa Oilers CHL

Jake Martel – 1993-1994 – North Bay Centennials OHL

Jeff Oja – 1993-1994 – Owen Sound Platters OHL

Jason Reid – 1993-1994 – Vermont Catamounts NCAA D1, Tallahassee Tigers Sharks ECHL, Mobile Mysticks ECHL

Jeff Scharf – 1993-1994 – North Bay Centennials OHL, Charlotte Checkers ECHL, Belleville Bulls OHL, Greenville Grrowl ECHL, Toledo Storm ECHL, Birmingham Bulls ECHL, Millwaukee Admirals IHL, Kalamazoo Wings UHL,  Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies, Arkansas RiverBlades ECHL, El Paso Buzzards CHL & Fort Worth Brahmas CHL

Mark Trottier 1993-1995 – North Bay Centennials OHL

Tony White – 1993-1994 – Merrimack Warriors NCAA D1, Amarilio Rattlers WPHL & Missouri River Otters WPHL/UHL

Carson Lewis – 1994-1995 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Gregg Lalonde – 1994-1995 – Sudbury Wolves OHL,  Granby Predateurs QMJHL, Laurentian Voyageurs OUA, Memphis River Kings CHL, Lubbock Cotton Kings WPHL & Odessa Jackalopes WPHL

Mike Mattson – 1994-1995 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Serge Dube – 1994-1995 – Sudbury Wolves OHL, Moncton Aigles Bleus AUS, Laredo Bucks CHL,  San Antonio Rampage AHL, Bracknell Bees EIHL, Laredo Bucks Head Coach CHL

Rob Jones 1994-1995 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Mike McCartney – 1994-1995 – Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL

Aaron Starnyski – 1994-1995 – Sudbury Wolves OHL, Fort Worth Fire CHL

Ivo Beljo – 1994-1995 – Laurentian Voyageurs OUA

Joel Tarvudd – 1994-1995 – Canisuis Golden Griffins NCAA DI

David Gallo – 1994-1995 – Northern Michigan Wildcats NCAA D1, Queens Golden Gaels OUA & Austin Ice Bats CHL

Steve Valiquette – 1994-1995 – Drafted Los Angeles Kings 1996 8th round, Sudbury Wolves OHL, Dayton Bombers ECHL, Erie Otters OHL, Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL, Lowell Lock Monsters AHL, New York Islanders NHL,  Providence Bruins AHL, Trenton Titans ECHL, Springfield Falcons AHL, Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL, Toronto Roadrunners AHL, Edmonton Oilers NHL, New York Rangers NHL, Hartford Wolfpack AHL, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL, CSKA Moscow KHL, Valpellice Italy

Charlie Beauparlant – 1994-1995 – Shawinigan Cateractes QMJHL