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Capsule previews of Avalon East Senior Hockey League teams


A look at the five teams in the Avalon East Senior Hockey League, which begins its 2016-17 season this weekend:

Bell Island Blues

Home rinks: Msgr. Bartlett Arena (6 games), C.B.S. Arena (6 Games)

2015-16 Record: 8-11-4 (4th Place)

Goals for/against: 80/104

Playoffs: Lost 4-0 in semifinal to Northeast

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Roster

Goalies: Evan Giles, Matthew Jenkins

Skaters: Defencemen — Ryan Power, Brandon Pilgrim, Chad Sullivan, Reid Connors, Travis Gales, Tyler Gale, Andrew Walsh, Sean Quinlan; Forwards — Chad Thompson, Brandon Street, Mike Vaters, Robbie Perks, Brandon O’Neil, Dan Roberts, Mike Ryan, Morgan Warren, Chris King, Stephen Morrissey, Brandon Burry, Steve Pearson, Mark Tobin, Garret Murphy, Tyler Adams, Steven Richards, Mitch Martin, Kory Waterman

Head coach: Stephen Gosse

Assistant coach: Wayne Gale

GM: Jonathan Kavanagh

President: Pat Rose

Trainer: Keith Neary

 

 

Harbour Grace Ocean Enterprise CeeBee Stars

Home rink: Danny Cleary Harbour Grace Community Centre

2015-16 Record: 3-19-1(5th Place)

Goals for/against: 64/159

Playoffs: Did not qualify

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Roster

Goaltenders: A.J. Whiffen, Doug Pippy

Skaters: Defencemen— Sam Roberts, Fred Earle, Colby Murphy, Brandon Petten, Jacob Lewis, Brad Sheppard, Zack Quinlan, Greg Taylor and Lucas Yetman; Forwards — Robert Slaney, Matthew Thomey, Kenny King, Andrew Fenwick, Chris Petten, Cody Batten, Lucas Goobie, Bradley Budden, Daniel Sparkes, Bradley Bishop, Stephen Greeley, Jesse Morris, Riley Ricks, Robbie Taylor, Michael Adams, Brett Shute

Coach/GM: Ian Moores, Peter George

President: Mark Reynolds

Treasurer: Lee Noseworthy

Equipment manager/trainer: Dave Regular, Gus French

 

 

Northeast Tappers Eagles

Home rink: Jack Byrne Arena (Torbay)

2015-16 Record: 20-3-0 (1st Place)

Goals for/against: 123/56

Playoffs: Lost 4-3 in final to St. John’s

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Roster

Goalies: Mark Yetman, William Dawe

Skaters: Bennett, Chris Blackwood, Dan Cadigan, James Cadigan, Brian Clarke, Dan Connolly, Mike Halitzki, Matthew Horan, Jeremy Kavanagh, Scott Marshall, Shayne McGrath, Chris Mooney, Liam Myers, Doug O’Brien, Jason Picco, Alex Rogers, Chris Ryan, Chris Sparkes, Andrew Temple, Chris Thorne, Sean Wadden, Matthew Walsh, Tyler Walshe, Andrew White

Head coach: Douglas Jackman

Assistant coaches: Joe Pickett, Peter White, Darryl Banfield

GM: Brad Yetman

President: Joe Maynard

Trainer: Dudley March

Equipment manager: Laura March

 

 

Southern Shore Pugliesvich Breakers

Home rink: Southern Shore Arena (Mobile)

2015-16 Record: 11-11-2 (3rd Place)

Goals for/against: 113/98

Playoffs: Lost 4-2 in semfinal to St. John’s

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Roster

Goalies: Ben Goss, Devon O'Brien, Mark Power

Skaters: Defencemen — Mike Lee, Dylan Sheldon, Daniel Dalton, Manasie Kendall, Bradyn Brown, Ryan Filler, James Blair; Forwards — Brandon Pye, Ray Dalton, Shane Boland, Andrew Gale, Michael Chafe, Scott McCarthy, Jeremy Nicholas, Andrew Marshall, Stephen Oates, Blair Ezekiel, Damian Ryan, Chris Hammond, Justin Brown, Peter Kavanagh, Liam Hynes

Head coach: Scott Gordon

Assistant coaches: Tom Moret, Gerry Dalton

President/GM: Ian Sullivan

Trainer: Mick Cutler

 

 

St. John’s Green Sleeves Caps

Home rink: Goulds Sports Arena

2015-16 Record: 16-7-0 (2nd Place)

Goals for/against: 118/81

Playoffs: Beat Northeast 4-3 in final

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Roster

Goalies: Scott Bray, Kyle Downer

Skaters: Stephen Bailey, Robert Barrett, Jeremy Barron, Dylan Brake, Chad Brinston, Jon Caul, Ben Crowell, Luc Dearing, Mike Druken, Riley Edwards, Brandon Fewer, Matthew Fewer, Robert Inder, Jeff MacRoberts, Jason Michaud, Justin O'Reilly, Pat Parfrey, Roger Pender, Jacob Pitcher, Mark Rideout, Cody Squires, Robert Squires, Joey Trenholm, Ryan Walsh

Head coach: Wally Bray

Assistant coach: Michael Pritchard

GM: Jack Casey

President: Seamus O’Keefe

 

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