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Thunderbolts Release Training Camp Roster

10/09/2019 3:39 PM -

Evansville, Ind: Evansville Thunderbolts head coach Jeff Bes announced today the opening roster for this season’s training camp, beginning the process of selecting the roster to start the 2019-20 SPHL season, which begins on the road at the Knoxville Ice Bears on Friday, October 18th. The Thunderbolts home opener is October 19 against the Birmingham Bulls.

 

(NOTE: List is subject to change)

NAME                     POS NAT  HT  WT    DOB

Justin Bernier          RW  CAN  5'9 180  9/16/1997

Jacob Boll                 D   DEN  6'5 238  12/17/1995

Tanner Butler            D   CAN  5'11 185  8/3/1993

Leonard Caglianone   D USA 5'10 185     4/10/1993

Colin Clapton           RW USA 5'11 180   11/9/1993

Scott Donahue         LW USA 5'11 185     4/5/1996

Connor Fries             C   USA  6'   185     3/15/1995

Tanner Hilderbrandt  C   CAN  6'3  190    11/2/1992

Dominick Horvath     D   USA  6'1  209    11/3/1995

Jake Howie             LW  USA  5'9   161.   10/2/1994

Hayden Hulton         C   CAN 5'10. 180     7/15/1993

Dillon Kelley            G   USA  6'5    215     9/2/1994

Tayler Munson         C   USA  6'1    195      3/3/1992

Austin Romzek       RW  USA 5'11   181     9/20/1994

Frank Schumacher   D   USA  6'1    190    10/12/1993

Carter Shinkaruk     C   CAN 5'11    185    11/11/1991

Jacob Smith           RW  CAN  5'10   185     7/3/1997

Max Strang             G    USA  6'2     205    11/3/1989

Derek Sutliffe        LW    USA  6'1     190    3/23/1992

Wyatt Trumbley      D     CAN  6'2     200    9/24/1994

Brandon Tucker     RW    USA  6'2     194    8/13/1996

 

The opening list consists of 13 forwards, 6 defenseman, and 2 goaltenders. 13 players are from the United States, 7 players are from Canada, and one is from Denmark. 8 players (Caglianone, Clapton, Donahue, Howie, Schumacher, Shinkaruk, Trumbley, and Tucker) are returning members of the 2018-19 Thunderbolts lineup.

The Thunderbolts' first home game of its' fourth season in the SPHL (Southern Professional

Hockey League) will be on Saturday, Oct. 19, against the Birmingham Bulls at Ford Center in downtown Evansville. To order your tickets for this season, call 812-422-BOLT(2658).

 

About Evansville Thunderbolts: The Evansville Thunderbolts is the area’s only professional

hockey team. The Thunderbolts are a proud member of the Southern Professional Hockey

League (SPHL). The team is owned and operated by VW Sports, L.L.C, a subsidiary of VenuWorks, Inc. www.evansvillethunderbolts.com



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