AJHL Preview: Drayton Valley Thunder


2017/18 Record: 17-40-3 (8rd in the North Division)

Leading Scorer: Vincent Beaudry – 61

Most Goals: Trevor Ayre – 24

Most Assists: Vincent Beaudry – 41

Offseason Movement

In: James Orban (Alberni Valley Bulldogs) Bradley Ong  (Alberni Valley Bulldogs), Jeremy Klessens  (Olds Grizzlys), Zach Aston (Bonnyville Pontiacs), Tanner Foster (Whitecourt Wolverines), Tanner Hopps (Penticton Vees), Trent Campbell (Sherwood Park Crusaders), Brett Bamber (St Albert MAAA Raiders), Jake Ashton (Knights of Columbus MAAA Pats), Braydon Iwaschuk (NAX-Treme Prep), Matthew Kinash (OHA Edmonton Prep), Jaxon Steele (Calgary Canucks), Jakin Smallwood (Leduc MAAA Oil Kings), Zac Gladu (La Ronge Ice Wolves), 

Out: Charlie Risk (Granby Inouk), Joren Patenaude (Calgary Canucks), Marcus Walter (Alberni Valley Bulldogs), Ethan Green (Olds Grizzlys), Marc-Antoine Benoit (Bonnyville Pontiacs), Felix Meunier (Whitecourt Wolverines), Trevor Ayre (Penticton Vees), Sam De Melo (Nanaimo Clippers), Michael Boutoussov  (Neepawa Natives), Branden Voss (University of Victoria Vikes), Vincent Beaudry (Graduated).

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