Rail Yard Dawgs Set Training Camp Roster

October 8, 2018 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) - Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs News Release

ROANOKE, Va. - The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs announced on Monday the initial training camp roster for the 2018-19 SPHL season. A copy of the full roster is attached.

Roanoke's training camp roster includes 15 forwards, nine defensemen and four goaltenders. 16 of the 28 spent time with the Rail Yard Dawgs in the 2017-18 season and eight are rookies. The roster includes all who have signed training camp agreements with the Dawgs as of Monday and is subject to change.

Camp will run through October 16 and Roanoke will host the Fayetteville Marksmen for a preseason game on Saturday, October 13. The Dawgs open their regular season on October 19 in Fayetteville before returning home for Opening Night sponsored by Haley Toyota with WROV on October 20. Puck drop for the home opener against the Knoxville Ice Bears is scheduled for 7:05 PM.

Rail Yard Dawgs season tickets and flex packs are on sale now! Get yours by visiting the new Rail Yard Dawgs office at Lancerlot in Vinton or over the phone at 540-266-7343.

Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs Roster

# FORWARDS (15) SHOOTS HT WT BORN AGE HOMETOWN 2017-18 TEAM(S)

BRONNER, Phil R 6-3 215 5/28/89 29 Wilbraham, MA Evansville, Roanoke

CARVALHO, Jordan L 6-0 180 4/7/92 26 Brampton, Ontario Peoria, Mississippi

DUROCHER, Trent L 6-5 215 1/24/93 25 Canton, NY SUNY Canton (NCAA DIII), Fayetteville

DION, Cody R 6-4 225 3/21/90 28 Colorado Springs, CO Peoria

ECONOMOS, Michael R 6-1 200 5/14/92 26 Crystal Lake, IL Peoria

GUSTAFSSON, John L 6-1 185 1/5/92 26 Ljungby, Sweden Macon, Roanoke

GUYON, Maxime R 5-7 180 1/15/94 24 Montreal, Quebec Cornwall (FHL), Roanoke

JONES, Jeff R 5-9 175 12/29/91 26 Revelstoke, BC Brest, Neuilly-sur-Marne (France2)

MELE, Steve R 5-11 180 8/22/89 29 Bronx, NY Roanoke

MISKA, Calvin R 6-1 195 2/4/94 24 North Branch, MN U Wisconsin Superior (16-17)

MURRAY, Colin L 6-4 215 11/6/89 28 Oshawa, Ontario Roanoke, Wheeling (ECHL),

NIELSEN, Bryce R 6-1 170 12/16/93 24 Laguna Hills, CA New England College (NCAA DIII)

TATRN, Zach R 6-2 205 2/14/91 27 Lower Burrell, PA Roanoke

WITZEL, Eric L 5-10 185 10/23/92 25 Cumberland, Ontario Peoria, Cornwall (FHL), Roanoke

QUILTY, Matt L 6-1 180 3/4/93 25 Midland, Ontario Plattsburgh St. (NCAA DIII)

# DEFENSEMEN (9) SHOOTS HT WT BORN AGE HOMETOWN 2017-18 TEAM(S)

BAKKER, Cam L 6-1 175 4/1/93 25 Kenmore, Ontario Roanoke, Cornwall (FHL)

BAUER, Ben R 5-11 190 10/27/91 26 Lancaster, PA Roanoke, Fayetteville

DUMONTIER, Yan R 6-3 190 6/26/94 24 Montreal, Quebec Roanoke, Cornwall (FHL)

FEDEROW, Sean L 6-1 210 4/20/92 26 Niagara Falls, OntarioOsby IK (Sweden)

HARRISON, Patrick R 6-1 190 1/30/92 26 Vernon, Ontario Birmingham, Cornwall (FHL), Pensacola, Evansville, Roanoke

LOVE, Taylor R 6-3 215 4/27/92 26 Mission Viejo, CA Roanoke, Fayetteville, Port Huron (FHL)

O'BRIEN, Nate L 5-11 175 4/18/94 24 Londonderry, NH Watertown (FHL)

ROWLAND, Brian L 5-10 200 9/10/93 25 Waltham, MA Roanoke

WALTERS, Jacob R 6-2 200 5/28/94 24 San Diego, CA Gustavus Adolphus College (NCAA DIII)

# GOALTENDERS (4) GLOVE HT WT BORN AGE HOMETOWN 2017-18 TEAM(S)

BARONE, Brad L 6-0 195 12/2/90 27 Medfield, MA Roanoke, Greenville (ECHL)

CAFFREY, Jacob L 6-1 175 11/17/94 23 Bethesda, MD Stevenson University (NCAA DIII),

CREEL, Tanner L 5-10 175 4/10/94 24 Arlington Heights, IL UConn (NCAA DI)

MULDER, Ryan L 6-0 180 3/2/93 25 Ottawa, Ontario Castleton University (NCAA DIII), Birmingham

PRONUNCIATIONS

Cam Bakker - BACK-err

Yan Dumontier - YAWN doo-MONtee-a

Maxime Guyon - GEE-yown (Hard G, first half rhymes with ski, second half sounds like "own")

Steve Mele - meal - e

Zach Tatrn - TAT-urn (rhymes with Saturn)

KEY: 3 GM - On three-game tryout contract ATO: On amateur tryout contract IR: On Injured Reserve EBUG: Emergency Back-up Goaltender

COACHING STAFF

Dan Bremner Head Coach

Michael Harris Assistant Coach

Travis Johns Athletic Trainer

Tyler Sands Equipment Manager

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