NW Giants edge closer to final roster

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September 5, 2014

The 2014-2015 NW Giants are closing in on final roster make up, with a key weekend of exhibition games next on the agenda.

The team will play a mini-tournamet in the Fraser Valley weekend and make up finals roster decision on Tuesday, September 9.

The team will then play a U16 Seattle squad on Wednesday and a U16 Anaheim team on Thursday.

After the US games, the team will bus up to Squamish for another final bout of exhibition games, vs Greater Vancouver Canadians and Thompson Blazers.

At the moment five returning forwards and two returning D round out the core.

Goalies are set, with two first years starting between the pipes, David Tendeck who played at NSWC last year, and Beck Warm, who spent last year at BWC.

Clint Thornton is returning for his third year as head coach, backed up by assistants Kelvin Cech and Grant Kerr.

Roster at moment:

Forwards:
Quinn Benjafield (returning), North Vancouver, NSWC
Keegan Jones (returning), West Vancouver, Hollyburn
Nash Dabb (returning), North Vancouver, NSWC
Austin Mcquay (returning), North Vancouver, NV Storm
Jason Village – North Vancouver, NV Storm Bantam A1
Kevin Wong – North Vancouver, BWC E15,
Brett Didyk – Maple Ridge, BWC Bantam A1
Josh Latta – West Vancouver, Hollyburn Midget A1
Mateo Coltellaro – Burnaby, BWC E15
Desi Burgart – North Vancouver, NSWC Midget A1
Justin Wilson  – North Vancouver, NSWC Midget A1
Wilson Northey – North Vancouver, NV Storm Midget A1
Andre Margo – North Vancouver, NSWC Midget A1
Ryland Chernomaz (returning), North Vancouver, NSWC
Defence:
Shane Kime (returning), West Vancouver, Hollyburn
Callahan Brebner (returning), North Vancouver, NSWC
Will Warm, Vancouver, BWC Bantam A1
Jacob Christiansen, West Vancouver, Hollyburn Bantam A1
Carter Stephenson, West Vancouver, Hollyburn Midget A1
Ryan Pouliot, Kevin Wong – North Vancouver, BWC E15,
Clint Colebourne Kevin Wong – North Vancouver, BWC E15,
Goalies:
Beck Warm, Vancouver, BWC Bantam A1
David Tendeck, North Vancouver, NSWC Bantam A1