HOMETOWN HEROES ADDS NEW PLAYERS TO THE ROSTER

July 11, 2016

GODERICH, ON With two weeks to go until the 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes “Raise a Little Health” charity hockey game, Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron Bruce is happy to announce 10 new players to the 2016 roster.

New this year is current Toronto Maple Leaf defenceman Frank Corrado from Woodbridge, Ontario. Corrado was selected 5th round by the Vancouver Canucks, 150th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry draft. He is joined by Jared McCann , hailing from Stratford, Ontario. McCann, a centre for the Florida Panthers was drafted in the 1st round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, 24th overall by the Vancouver Canucks. Also from Stratford, the 2016, 4th round draft pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs Keaton Middleton will be holding down the blue line July 21 in Goderich.

They are joined by:

  • Ray Huether Centre for Western University, from Londesborough, ON

  • Kenny Huether - Memorial Cup Champion and right wing for the Oshawa Generals

    from Londesborough, ON

  • Matt Dalton A Clinton, ON native, drafted by the Boston Bruins in 2011, currently

    minding the net for the

  • Jacob Middleton – Captain of the Ottawa 67’s and

  • Peter Stratis 2016, 1st round draft pick for the Oshawa Generals from Scarborough, ON

  • Brett Findlay Centre for the Toronto Marlies (AHL), from Echo Bay, ON

  •   Jack DeBoer Centre committed to Boston University, from Madison NJ

    The game will feature former and current NHL stars, including former Detroit Red Wings Forward and Stanley Cup Champion, Boyd Devereaux; former NHLer Dave McLlwain, current Buffalo Sabers Forward Ryan O’Reilly; and his brother Cal O’Reilly, who is also with the Buffalo Sabers.

Anyang Halla of the Asia League Ice Hockey, South Korea.

For immediate release July 11, 2016

made his professional debut for

the ECHL’s Manchester Monarchs following the OHL playoffs, from Stratford, ON

The Hometown Heroes “Raise a Little Health” charity hockey game will be taking place on Thursday, July 21st in Goderich at the Maitland Recreation Centre. The goal is to raise $50,000 for three local organizations; the Goderich-Huron YMCA’s Strong Kids; Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health; and Alexandra Marine & General Hospital.

Tickets for the Hometown Heroes charity hockey game can be purchased at Ben Lobb’s constituency offices in Goderich and Port Elgin. Tickets are also available at the Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health in Seaforth, the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital Gift Shop, and the Goderich-Huron YMCA.