PLAYERS BIOGRAPHY - NORWICH MERCHANTS ANNIVERSARY YEAR

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# 1
NAME:  
BRANDON McINTOSH          NICKNAME:  MACKER          AGE:  17
POSITION:
GOALTENDER
HEIGHT:   WEIGHT:  SHOOT:
LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
EMBRO  DATE OF BIRTH:  OCTOBER 14, 1999
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
STRATFORD NORTHWESTERN SECONDARY SCHOOL
FUTURE GOALS:  
ATTEND UNIVERSITY FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
ANAHEIM DUCKS    FAVORITE PLAYER:  JOHN GIBSON
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
G.A.A. BELOW 3.00 AND SAVE % ABOVE 900
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
PRISON BREAK / NO PREFERANCE / GOLF
LAST YEARS TEAM:
TAVISTOCK MIDGET REP
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
MIDGET FINALS IN 1st AND 3rd YEAR...WINNING REGIONAL SILVERSTICK IN 2nd YEAR

# 2
NAME:  SETH LAMOURE          NICKNAME:  SLAMMER          AGE:  17
POSITION:  
CENTER
HEIGHT:  
5' 9"          WEIGHT:  165          SHOOT:  LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG          DATE OF BIRTH:  DECEMBER 20, 1999
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:  
GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL
FUTURE GOALS:  
ATTEND WILFRED LAURIER UNIVERSITY
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
WASHINGTON CAPITALS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  ALEX OVECHKIN
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:  
SCHMALTZ CUP
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
SHAMELESS / HIP HOP - RAP / FISHING
LAST YEARS TEAM:  
TILLSONBURG TORNADOES
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:  
OMHA CHAMP 2012 / OMHA FINALIST 2014

# 3
NAME:  
SAM DAVIES          NICKNAME:  SAMMY / DAVIES          AGE:  16
POSITION:  
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
6 ' 0"          WEIGHT:  175 LBS          SHOOT:  LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
WOODSTOCK          DATE OF BIRTH:  JULY 12, 2001
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
COLLEGE AVE. SECONDARY SCHOOL
FUTURE GOALS:
TO PLAY HOCKEY AS LONG AS POSSIBLE THEN BECOME A POLICE OFFICER
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  CHRIS PRONGER
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
TO DEVELOP AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, TO MAKE A GOOD PLAYOFF RUN
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
SPORTS CENTER / ROCK AND ROLL / FISHING & WORKING OUT
LAST YEARS TEAM:  
BRANTFORD MINOR MIDGET AAA
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
WINNING SILVERSTICK, TOURING NCAA COLLEGES WITH BRANTFORD AAA, AND MAKING THE NORWICH MERCHANTS AS A 16 YEAR OLD

# 4
NAME:
MATT CASKANETTE          NICKNAME:  MATTY                 AGE:  
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
         WEIGHT:    DATE OF BIRTH:
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
FUTURE GOALS:
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:           FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:

FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
LAST YEARS TEAM:  
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:  
WINNING ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIP IN MINOR MIDGET

# 5
NAME:  
THOMAS HOGG          NICKNAME:  BOSS HOGG          AGE:  19
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  170 LBS          SHOOT: RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
THAMESFORD          DATE OF BIRTH:  OCTOBER 03, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
CONESTOGA COLLEGE, CO-OP ETBO TOOL & DIE
FUTURE GOALS:
CONTINUE WORKING AND MAKING MONEY
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
L.A. KINGS          FAVORITE PLAYER: DREW DOUGHTY
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN AT LEAST 3 OF 5 GAMES AGAINST EACH TEAM
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
THE WALKING DEAD
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH JR. "C" MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
WINNING 2 OMHA CHAMPIONSHIPS

# 6
NAME:
          NICKNAME:             AGE:  
POSITION:

HEIGHT:  
        WEIGHT:            SHOOT:
HOMETOWN:  
        DATE OF BIRTH: SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
FUTURE GOALS:

FAVORITE NHL TEAM:
         FAVORITE PLAYER:  
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:

FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:

LAST YEARS TEAM:

MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:  

# 8
NAME:
BLAKE POW          NICKNAME:  POW          AGE:  19
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  190 LBS  SHOOT:  LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
PORT DOVER           DATE OF BIRTH:  MAY 29, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
FARMER
FUTURE GOALS:
TAKE OVER FAMILY FARM
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS          FAVORITE PLAYER: PATRICK KANE
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
TO WIN THE LEAGUE
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:

LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH JR. "C" MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
WINNING OMHAS AND INTERNATION STICK CHAMPIONSHIPS

# 9
NAME:  
ALEX SUTHERLAND          NICKNAME:  SUTHZY          AGE:  18
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
6' 0"          WEIGHT:  150 LBS  SHOOT:  LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG          DATE OF BIRTH:  FEBRUARY 15, 1999
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL
FUTURE GOALS:
COLLEGE  / PLAY HOCKEY
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS   FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
LEAGUE FINALS
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
GAME OF THRONES / ALL TYPES / SPORTS
LAST YEARS TEAM:
TILLSONBURG
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
OMHA PLAYOFF RUNS / HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

# 10
NAME:
RYAN DAYMAN          NICKNAME:  SLAY          AGE:  20
POSITION:
CENTER
HEIGHT:  
5' 9"          WEIGHT:  150 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
NORWICH          DATE OF BIRTH:  JUNE 19, 1997
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
BROCK UNIVERSITY / POLITICAL SCIENCE & ECONOMICS
FUTURE GOALS:
GET A GOOD JOB, LIFE IS TRICKY
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS   FAVORITE PLAYER:  LEO KOMAROV
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
DIVISION CHAMPIONS WITH THE NORWICH MERCHANTS
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
JAY - Z , SHANIA TWAIN
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH JR. "C" MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
SCORING 2 GOALS AGAINST AYR IN MY FIRST JUNIOR HOCKEY GAME

# 11
NAME:
          NICKNAME:      AGE:  
POSITION:

HEIGHT:  
        WEIGHT:           SHOOT:  
HOMETOWN:  
         DATE OF BIRTH:  
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:

FUTURE GOALS:

FAVORITE NHL TEAM:    FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:

FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:

LAST YEARS TEAM:

MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 12
NAME:
BRANDON VELDA          NICKNAME:  VELD / ZELD          AGE:  21
POSITION:
RIGHT WING
HEIGHT:  
6' 2"           WEIGHT:  235          SHOOT: RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
WOODSTOCK          DATE OF BIRTH: JUNE 2, 1996
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
LANDSCAPING
FUTURE GOALS:
HAVE A SUCCESSFUL LANDSCAPE COMPANY
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
NEW JERSEY DEVILS          FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN IT ALL
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
FAMILY GUY / ROCK / HOCKEY
LAST YEARS TEAM:  
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
BEING A MERCHANT

# 14
NAME:
SIMON STOROSCHUK          NICKNAME:  SUGGESTIONS WELCOMED      AGE:  18
POSITION:  
CENTER
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  185 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
SIMCOE          DATE OF BIRTH:  AAUGUST 8, 1999
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
SIMCOE COMPOSITE SCHOOL
FUTURE GOALS:  
POST SECONDARY SCHOOL
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
PITTSBURG PENGUINS          FAVORITE PLAYER: PHIL KESSEL
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN THE LEAGUE
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
SEINFELD / RAP / CRUISING
LAST YEARS TEAM:
SIMCOE STORM
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 15
NAME:
ZACH JANKOVIC          NICKNAME:  JANKO          AGE:  17
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
5' 11"          WEIGHT:  190 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
WOODSTOCK          DATE OF BIRTH:  APRIL 14, 2000
SCHOOL / OCCUPATIO:
CASS / ELECTRICIAN APPRENTICESHIP
FUTURE GOALS:
BECOME A FIREFIGHTER / OWN HIS OWN BUSINESS
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  SIDNEY CROSBY
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WORK MY WAY UP TO A TOP DEFENCEMAN
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
WATCH HOCKEY GAMES / PRISON BREAK
LAST YEARS TEAM:
BRANTFORD 99ers AAA
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
WINNING AND HANGING OUT WITH THE BOYS

# 16
NAME:
BRETT PARSONS          NICKNAME:  PARSY / SNOS          AGE:  21
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
5' 11"          WEIGHT:  195 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG          DATE OF BIRTH:  AUGUST 5, 1996
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:

FUTURE GOALS:

FAVORITE NHL TEAM:     FAVORITE PLAYER:  
ALEX OVECHKIN
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
TO BRING NORWICH A CHAMPIONSHIP
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
GAME OF THRONES / ALL / WORKING OUT
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
BEING DOWN 3 - 0 GOING INTO THIRD, TIED GAME UP AND SCORED WINNING GOAL IN LAST MINUTE OF PLAY TO MAKE IT TO OFSA

# 17
NAME:
BRANDON ODORJAN          NICKNAME:  O D    AGE:  17
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  200 LBS          SHOOT:
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG   DATE OF BIRTH:  MAY 5, 2000
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:  
GLENDALE HIGH SCHOOL DATA MANAGEMENT
FUTURE GOALS:  
UNIVERSITY / RUN THE FAMILY FARM
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
FLORIDA PANTHERS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  JAMIR JAGR
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:  
LEAGUE FINALS
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:  
TRAILER PARK BOYS / COUNTRY / FISHING
LAST YEARS TEAM:  
TILLSONBURG TORNADOES
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:  
GETTING OUT OF SCHOOL FOR HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

# 19
NAME:
JOHN FOREMAN          NICKNAME:                   AGE:  19
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  180 LBS          SHOOT: RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
SHEFFIELD          DATE OF BIRTH:  MARCH 11, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:  
CONESTOGA COLLEGE / CIVIL ENGINEERING
FUTURE GOALS:

FAVORITE NHL TEAM:           FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN A CHAMPIONSHIP WITH THE NORWICH MERCHANTS
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 20
NAME:
MATT LAROCHELLE          NICKNAME:  LATCH          AGE:  19
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
5' 9"          WEIGHT:  190          SHOOT: LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
KITCHENER           DATE OF BIRTH:  MARCH 09, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH
FUTURE GOALS:
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS / VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS     FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:

LAST YEARS TEAM:
ORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 21
NAME:
DAMON LEMMON          NICKNAME:  LEMS          AGE:  19
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
5' 9"          WEIGHT:  180          SHOOT: LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
SIMCOE           DATE OF BIRTH: AUGUST 30, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
CONSTRUCTION
FUTURE GOALS:
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
EDMONTON OILERS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  ERIK KARLSON
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN A SCHMALTZ CUP
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:

LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 22
NAME: RILEY MONTURE
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  175 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
OSHWEKEN          DATE OF BIRTH:  SEPTEMBER 11, 1996
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
GRADUATED MOHAWK COLLEGE FROM POLICE FOUNDATIONS
FUTURE GOALS:
POLICE OFFICER
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS          FAVORITE PLAYER:  PATRICK KANE
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:  
FINISH TOP 2  / WIN OUR DIVISION
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
NARCOS / RAP / HOCKEY, WORKING OUT
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

# 23
NAME:
TROY LAMOURE          NICKNAME:  YORTY          AGE:  21
POSITION:
DEFENCE
HEIGHT:  
6' 1"          WEIGHT:  205          SHOOT: LEFT
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG          DATE OF BIRTH:  FEBRUARY 16, 1996
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
BROCK UNIVERSITY
FUTURE GOALS:  
MARKETING ADVISOR
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
BUFFALO SABRES          FAVORITE PLAYER:  VICTOR HEDMAN
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
WIN A CHAMPIONSHIP AND GROW COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
THE LAST KINGDOM / ZACH BROWN BAND / GOLFING, SPORTS, CARDS
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
THE LAST 5 YEARS IN NORWICH

# 24
NAME:
SAWYER THOMPSON          NICKNAME:          AGE:  19
POSITION:
FORWARD
HEIGHT:  
6' 2"          WEIGHT:  185 LBS          SHOOT: RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
PORT DOVER          DATE OF BIRTH:  AUGUST 23, 1998
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
FANSHAWE COLLEGE / WELDING
FUTURE GOALS:
FINISH SCHOOL AND BECOME A FULLY LICENCED WELDER
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
          FAVORITE PLAYER:
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
TRY MY BEST / WORK HARD AS POSSIBLE FOR MY COACHES AND TEAMMATES
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
RIVER MONSTERS / COUNTRY / HUNTING, FISHING
LAST YEARS TEAM:
PORT DOVER JUVENILES
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:
WINNING OMHA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MIDGET / JUVENILE

# 30
NAME:
TYLER GUBESCH          NICKNAME:  GUBE          AGE:  20
POSITION:  
GOALTENDER
HEIGHT:  
6' 2"         WEIGHT:  195 LBS          SHOOT:  RIGHT
HOMETOWN:  
TILLSONBURG         DATE OF BIRTH:  SEPTEMBER 3, 1997
SCHOOL / OCCUPATION:
BROCK UNIVERSITY / FILM STUDIES
FUTURE GOALS:
TRAVEL
FAVORITE NHL TEAM:  
MONTREAL CANADIENS          FAVORITE PLAYER: CAREY PRICE
THIS YEARS EXPECTATIONS:
BRING A CHAMPIONSHIP TO NORWICH
FAVORITE TV SHOW / MUSCIC / HOBBIES:
LAST YEARS TEAM:
NORWICH MERCHANTS
MOST MMORABLE HOCKEY MOMENT:

 
 
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