Wheat Kings announce 20-21 roster

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BRANDON, MB. – The Brandon Wheat Kings have announced their roster for the 2020-21 Western Hockey League season.

The roster includes 16 returning players from the 2019-20 campaign and eight playing in their first Western Hockey League season. First year players include Jaxon Dube, Nate Danielson, Logen Hammett, Jacob Hoffrogge, Brett Hyland, Rylen Roersma, Connor Ungar and Tyson Zimmer. They will be looking to make an impact in their first season taking cues from the 16 returning players, in particular the team’s three 20-year-olds who are back for their final junior season; Lynden McCallum, Marcus Sekundiak and Reid Perepeluk.

The Wheat Kings’ season – taking place in the hub city of Regina, Saskatchewan – will feature 24 games between the seven East Division teams (Brandon, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Winnipeg) beginning on March 12th.

Don MacGillivray will be stepping into his first season as Head Coach with the Wheat Kings and will be supported by assistant coaches Todd Miller and Mark Derlago, as well as video coach Dan Johnston. Behind the scenes, Scott Hlady returns as equipment manager, assisted by Jody Norminton, and William Sadonick-Carriere is back as Athletic Therapist.

PlayerPositionBirthdateHometown
Jake ChiassonF5/25/2003Abbotsford, B.C.
Nate DanielsonF9/27/2004Red Deer, AB
Jaxon DubeF4/24/2003St. Albert, AB
Riley GinnellF10/9/2002Calgary, AB
Ridly GreigF8/8/2002Lethbridge, AB
Brett HylandF2/18/2003Edmonton, AB
Lynden McCallumF1/26/2000Brandon, MB
Ben McCartneyF7/13/2001MacDonald, MB
Reid PerepelukF5/1/2000Prince George, B.C.
Nolan RitchieF5/27/2002Brandon, MB
Rylen RoersmaF7/25/2004Lethbridge, AB
Marcus SekundiakF4/20/2000Oak Bluff, MB
Ty ThorpeF1/27/2002Brandon, MB
Tyson ZimmerF9/5/2004Russell, MB
Logen HammettD4/3/2003Regina, SK
Jacob HoffroggeD2/18/2003Saskatoon, SK
Vincent IorioD11/14/2002Coquitlam, B.C.
Jonny LambosD1/14/2001Winnipeg, MB
Chad NychukD3/6/2001Rossburn, MB
Neithan SalameD1/1/2001Edmonton, AB
Braden SchneiderD9/20/2001Prince Albert, SK
Rylan ThiessenD2/7/2001Brandon, MB
Ethan KrugerG9/27/2001Sherwood Park, AB
Connor UngarG1/12/2002Calgary, AB
Owner/GovernorJared JacobsonBrandon, MB
General ManagerDarren RitchieBrandon, MB
Head CoachDon MacGillivrayWinnipeg, MB
Assistant CoachTodd MillerElliot Lake, ON
Assistant CoachMark DerlagoBrandon, MB
Video CoachDan JohnstonCalgary, AB
Athletic TherapistWilliam Sadonick-CarriereSwan River, MB
Equipment ManagerScott HladyBrandon, MB
Assistant Equipment ManagerJody NormintonBrandon, MB

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(Brandon Wheat Kings Release)