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Silvertips Sign 2016 First Round Draft Selection, Prospect Forward Ethan Browne

June 29, 2016 - EVERETT, Wash. - The Everett Silvertips (@WHLSilvertips), proud member of the Western Hockey League, and general manager Garry Davidson announced today that the club has signed prospect forward Ethan Browne to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement. Browne was the Silvertips first round selection (14th overall) in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft, taken as the club's first draft choice this year. "Getting Ethan signed was a priority of ours this offseason and we're excited about his commitment to the Silvertips and... Full Story

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Peeke Part of Record Day for USHL

June 29, 2016 - The USHL had another strong showing at the NHL Draft as 45 players with USHL experience were selected at the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, NY. In total 30 players that played in the USHL this season were selected in addition to 15 alumni. Green Bay Gamblers defenseman Andrew Peeke, was selected in the 2nd round (34th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Peeke, appeared in 56 games in 2015-16, registering 30 points on four goals and 26 assists. The Parkland, Florida native will begin his collegiate career in the fall at Not... Full Story

Rebels Add Lamoureux To Coaching Staff

June 29, 2016 - RED DEER, AB - Brent Sutter, General Manager/Head Coach of the Red Deer Rebels Hockey Club, announced today Pierre-Paul Lamoureux has been hired as an Assistant Coach. Lamoureux played three seasons for the Rebels from 2004-2007. He played a year in the United States Hockey League for the Tri-City Storm after this time with the Rebels, and then played a year at the University of Manitoba. From 2009-2015, Lamoureux was at the University of North Dakota as a Grad Assistant Coach and completed his law degree in 2015. In 2... Full Story

Captain and Former Scoring Champion Brandon Marino Returns to Beast

June 29, 2016 - BRAMPTON, ONTARIO - The Brampton Beast, ECHL affiliate of the St. John's IceCaps and Montreal Canadiens, announce today that the club has re-signed 2015-16 leading scorer Brandon Marino for the 2016-17 season. Marino, 30, is a native of Riverside, California and was a tour-de-force with the Beast throughout his 40 games played with the club last season. In 2015-16, Marino was a point-per-game player, recording 13 goals and 28 assists while chipping in with 22 penalty minutes. His 41 points led the club, despite playing... Full Story

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