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OFFICIAL SITE OF THE RAYSIDE BALFOUR CANADIANS JUNIOR A HOCKEY CLUB

Canadians Sign 16 Skaters

Returning from last season is Danny Lepage F (Whitefish, Ontario), Matt Neault F (Lively, ON), Logan Lefebvre D (Sudbury, Ontario), Tristan Simm F (Surrey, BC), Cayse Ton F (New Liskeard, ON), and Mackenzie Savard G (Dowling, ON),

New players to the team are Ryan O’Bonsawin a 1999 birth year defenceman from Rayside-Balfour, Last season he played with the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves of the GNML and was named GNML Best Defenceman of the Year.  In 34 games O’Bonsawin had 14 goals 17 assists and 46 PIMs.

Dylan Callaghan a 1996 birth year power forward from Little Current who has major junior experience with the Sudbury Wolves and Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL. Last season in Gatineau Callaghan had 5 goals 5 assists and 97 PIM in 49 games.  Callaghan played with the Sudbury Nickel Barons from 2013 to 2015.

Kyle Liinamaa a 1998 birth year forward from Sudbury who also played with the Nickel Capital Wolves, Liinamaa finished 2nd in GNML scoring with 25 goals 39 assists for 64 points in 34 games.

Also joining from the Nickel Capital Wolves is Val Caron native Andre Frappier who is a 1998 birth year defenceman. In 31 games Frappier had 4 goals 8 assists for 12  points and 18 PIM.

Jordan Spadafore a 2000 birth year defenceman from Whitefish. Spadafore was a 9th round draft pick of the North Bay Battalion in April’s priority selection. Last seasons with the Sudbury Minor Midget Wolves of the GNML Spadafore had 1 goal and 9 assists in 24 along with 102 PIM.

Noah Serre a 1998 birth year forward from Sudbury. Serre spent part of last season with the Midland Flyers of the Georgian Bay Jr C. hockey untill he came down with Mononucleosis during the season. In 11 games Serre had 2 assists and 4 PIM.

Eric Eschweiler a 1999 birth year right winger from Cambridge, Ontario. Last season Eschweiler spent last season with The Hill Academy U16 Prep team, Eschweiler lead The Hill in scoring with 6 goals 8 assists in 10 games with 4 PIM.

Karson Massey a 1999 birth year defenceman from Guelph, Ontario. Massey will be one of the biggest defenceman in the NOJHL this season standing at 6’6. He spent last season with Kitchener Jr, Rangers of the Alliance Hockey Midget AAA Hockey League. In  29 games Massey had 1 goal 2 assists and 22 PIM.

Mackenzie Lockyer a 1998 birth year forward from Thunder Bay, Ontario has junior experience playing Jr.B for the Fort Erie Meteors of the GOJHL. In 39 games Lockyer had 4 goals and 1 assist along with 18 PIM.

Last but not least Bradey Johnson a 1999 birth year forward from Lindsay, Ontario. Last season Johnson was the youngest player in Ontario to be signed to a Junior hockey card. With the Welland Jr. Canadians of the GOJHL Johnson had 5 goals 14 assists along with 12 PIM in 49 games .

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