ICE NAME CAPTAIN

Apr 02, 2013 - 07:35 MDT

Cranbrook, BC – Jeff Chynoweth, General Manager of the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club, today announced the club has named 17-year-old Forward Sam Reinhart as Captain for the 2013-2014 season.

 

“Leadership is important on any team and it comes from within.  Sam has been the leader of his peer group on and off the ice since joining the Club two years ago.  Not only is he an elite player, but he has the respect of all his teammates and coaching staff with his work ethic and commitment to excellence” added Chynoweth.

 

Sam Reinhart becomes the 18th Captain in franchise history (John Kachur – 1996-1997, Steve McCarthy – 1998-2000, Mike Green – 2000, Mike Comrie – 2000, Dean Arsene – 2000-2001, Jason Jaffray – 2001-2002, Jarret Stoll – 2001-2002, Colin Sinclair – 2002-2003, Nigel Dawes – 2003-2005, Adam Cracknell – 2005-2006, Ryan Russell – 2006-2007, Steve DaSilva – 2007-2008, Andrew Bailey – 2008-2009, Dustin Sylvester – 2009-2010, Brayden McNabb - 2010-2011, Drew Czerwonka 2011-2012, Joey Leach - 2013).