Read more about Raise a Reader and literacy in BC by reading this story from today's Alberni Valley Times click HERE
The Dogs finalized their leadership group yesterday, and also officially announced the release of Oliver McCluskey - best of luck in the future Ollie, keep your head high, you are a great kid and I wish you nothing but the best!
Bulldogs Name Assistant Captains, Release McCluskey
September 27, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Port Alberni, BC – The Alberni Valley Bulldogs announced today the three assistant captains that will help lead the team in the 2011/2012 season. Alongside returning Captain Trent Dorais, the assistant captains are 91 F Josh Mitchell, 91 D Mike Puddifant, and 91 F Dylan Nowakowski.
Mitchell is entering his third season with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, coming off a 2010/11 campaign that saw him put up 62 points (17G, 45A) in 58 games. Puddifant hails from Salmon Arm, BC and is entering his 4th season in the BCHL that included brief stints in Salmon Arm, Nanaimo, and Burnaby. Nowakowski is from Calgary, AB and began his BCHL career with the Victoria Grizzlies. Nowakowski put up 7 points (4G, 3A) in his first 15 games last season with the Grizzlies prior to coming to the Bulldogs. After being acquired by the Bulldogs, he finished the 2010/11 season with 19 points (7G, 12A) in 17 games; four of his 7 goals came on the power play.
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs also announced today that 92 F Oliver McCluskey has been released.
“We have had to make some tough decisions this season,” said Bulldogs’ Head Coach and Assistant Director of Operations Paul Esdale. “Oliver is an outstanding individual, contributed so much to the community, and is an exceptional student.”
The Alberni Valley Bulldogs would like to thank Oliver for his contributions to the team and community. The organization wishes Oliver the very best in all his future endeavours.
For more information please contact assistant coach Adam Hayduk at 250.723.4412 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"HENDERSON TAKES A WILD STAB AT IT AND FALLS.....HERES ANOTHER SHOT, RIGHT BACK IN FRONT THEY SCORE.......HENDERSON HAS SCORED FOR CANADA!
Hard to believe it was 39 years ago today. Even harder to believe that I wasn't alive for it, because it sure feels like I was right there livin' and dyin' at every moment of every game with the rest of the country!
GO TO THE NET KIDS. Worked for Mr. Henderson.