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Player Profiles

# 1 Garrett Boyonoski

Position: Goalie

Height : 6’

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 5/31/99

Catches: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Boyonoski had a 3.33 goals against average last season with the Great North Midget League's Soo Thunderbirds. The 17 year old, who suited up for one game with us last season, also attended the Soo Greyhounds training camp as a free agent this past August.

# 2 Jake Reed

Position: Defense

Height : 6’

Weight: 195

Date of Birth: 9/6/97

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Chatham, Ontario

Reed came over in a trade with the GOJHL's Chatham Maroons during September. This season with the Maroons, Reed had 0 points and 4 penalty minutes through 4 games. The Chatham, Ontario native had 9 goals and 23 points along with 69 penalty minutes through 43 regular season games last season with the GOJHL's St. Thomas Stars.

# 3 Jake Behse

Position: Defense

Height : 6’2

Weight: 205

Date of Birth: 1/31/97

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario

Behse was selected by the Soo Greyhounds in the 5th round (91st overall) during the 2013 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection.

4 Mike Winn

Position: Defense

Height : 6’3

Weight: 200

Date of Birth: 12/23/96

Shoots: left

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Winn was acquired in a trade during September with the BCHL's Prince George Spruce Kings. Through 3 games this season with Prince George, Winn had 0 points. The Ann Arbor, Michigan native had 13 points and 42 penalty minutes through 39 games last season with the NOJHL's Soo Eagles.

Kelly Quevillon

Position: Defense

Height : 5’11

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 10/22/99

Shoots: right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Quevillon had 10 points and 61 penalty minutes through 25 games last season with the Great North Midget League's Soo Thunderbirds.

7 Keenan Eddy

Position: Forward

Height : 6’11

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 4/2/1998

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Duncan, BC

Eddy had 36 points and 61 penalty minutes last season with the Kerry Park Islanders. The 18 year old also played 8 games with the BCHL's Cowichan Valley Capitals, where he had 1 goal and 2 penalty minutes.

8 Sean Emmerson

Position: Forward

Height : 6’3

Weight: 200

Date of Birth: 3/18/1996

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta

Emmerson was picked up as a free agent from the Cochrane Crunch during January. The 1996 birth year forward played a pair of games this season with Concordia University of the CCAA, where he had no points. During the 2015-2016 season with the KIJHL's Princeton Posse, Emmerson put up 14 points and 22 penalty minutes through 43 games played. The Edmonton, Alberta native scored his first NOJHL goal on January 22nd, 2017 vs Rayside Balfour.

10 Justin Ryyppo

Position: Defense

Height : 6’0

Weight: 190

Date of Birth: 4/20/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Ryyppo recorded 11 points through 34 games last season with the Great North Midget League's Soo Thunderbirds. The 17 year old also played one game with us last season.

12 Zach Senecal

Position: Forward

Height : 6’0

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 3/4/98

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Senecal was selected by the Oshawa Generals in the 7th round (136th overall) during the 2014 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. The 18 year old became the first T-Bird to record a hat trick at the Dudley Hewitt Cup Tournament in a 6-5 win against the Fort Frances Lakers on May 4th, 2016.

13 Greg Smith

Position: Forward

Height : 6’1

Weight: 181

Date of Birth: 4/2/98

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Ajax, Ontario

Smith, came over in a trade with the OJHL's Wellington Dukes at the end of July. During the 2015-2016 season with the Dukes, the Ajax, Ontario native had 6 points and 6 penalty minutes through 17 games. The 18 year old also suited up for 16 career games with the OHL's Owen Sound Attack as a free agent, recording 1 assist and 6 penalty minutes.

# 14 Austin Kosluk

Position: Forward

Height : 6’3

Weight: 210

Date of Birth: 03/30/96

Catches: Left

Hometown: Mono, Ontario

Kozluk came over in a trade with the OJHL's Aurora Tigers this September. In 5 outing this year with the Tigers, the Mono, Ontario native had a goal and an assist along with 10 penalty minutes. Last season, he also played 25 games with the QMJHL's Sherbrooke Phoenix, scoring 1 goal along with collecting 8 penalty minutes.

# 15 Gage Stephney

Position: Forward

Height : 6’

Weight: 196

Date of Birth: 07/10/99

Catches: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Gage Stephney was selected by the Oshawa Generals in the 8th round (159th overall) during the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. The Sault native came over in a trade with the GOJHL's St. Thomas Stars

16 Ryan Mulligan

Position: Forward

Height : 5’10

Weight: 170

Date of Birth: 3/10/98

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Mulligan recorded 22 points through 44 games during his rookie season in 2015-2016.

17 Matt Caruso

Position: Forward

Height : 5’9

Weight: 158

Date of Birth: 4/26/97

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Caruso was the recipient of last year's Joe Rocchetta Trophy as the T-Birds top scorer. During the 2015 playoffs, the 19 year old set the new T-Birds record for most goals scored in a single postseason with 14, passing Jeff Rainville (2003), Matt Caria (2005), and Nick Minardi (2009), who all shared the previous record with 12. Matt is the younger brother of former T-Birds defenceman Mike Caruso

18 Keegan Stevenson

Position: Forward

Height : 6’0

Weight: 180

Date of Birth: 12/31/00

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Stevenson spent last season with the Great North Midget League's Soo Thunderbirds, where he finished third in team points with 29. The 15 year old was selected by the Guelph Storm in the 6th round (102nd overall) during the 2016 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. Keegan is the son of former Soo Greyhound and NHLer Jeremy Stevenson.

19 Alec Allen

Position: Defense

Height : 5’10

Weight: 180

Date of Birth: 1/24/98

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Livonia, Michigan

Allen had 20 points through 28 games last season with Livonia Stevenson High.

21 Wyatt Villalta

Position: Defense

Height : 6’4

Weight: 186

Date of Birth: 6/3/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Godfrey, Ontario

Vilalta spent last season with the Westport Rideaus, where he had 10 points through 44 games. The 17 year old is also the twin brother of Soo Greyhounds goalie Matt Vilalta.

22 Nick Smith

Position: Forward

Height : 5’10

Weight: 170

Date of Birth: 2/2/99

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Smith spent last season with the Great North Midget League's Soo Thunderbirds, where he finished second in team points with 37. The 17 year old also suited up for a trio of games with us during 2015-2016.

24 Ryan Waterhouse

Position: Forward

Height : 6'2

Weight: 195

Date of Birth: 7/5/96

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Dundas, Ontario

Waterhouse came over in a trade with the OJHL's Aurora Tigers this September. This year with the Tigers, Waterhouse had 1 goal and 4 penalty minutes through 5 outings. Last season with the GOJHL's Guelph Hurricanes, the Dundas, Ontario native had 33 points and 28 penalty minutes through 49 regular season games.

25 Kaidan McDonald

Position: Forward

Height : 6'2

Weight: 195

Date of Birth: 12/12/98

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Inuvik, NWT

McDonald spent last season with the St. Albert Raiders Midget AAA club, where he had 7 points through 29 games. He also played 5 games with the AJHL's Spruce Grove Saints, where he recorded 2 assists.

27 Mark Tassone

Position: Forward

Height : 5’11

Weight: 192

Date of Birth: 2/3/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Tassone shared last year's Fordy Varcoe Award with Jaren Bellini as the T-Birds most sportsmanlike player. The 17 year old attended the Soo Greyhounds rookie camp this past May as a free agent before attending the London Knights training camp this past August.

28 Noah Solinger

Position: Forward

Height : 5’10

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 12/3/99

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Abbotsford, BC

Played last season for the Midget AAA Grey Bruce Highlanders and A.P'd with the Walkerton Hawks Jr. C. Solinger had 26 points through 51 games last year and was selected as team MVP on both his Midget and high school teams last season. Solinger played in the SCTA all star game as well as the OMHA Midget AAA Showcase Allstar Game last season. Solinger was also ranked second on the December - January OMHA midget watch list.

30 Doug Newhouse

Position: Goalie

Height : 6’1

Weight: 185

Date of Birth: 4/24/99

Shoots: Right

Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario

Newhouse was selected by the Soo Greyhounds in the 12th round (241st overall) during the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. The 17 year old had the AHMPL's best goals against average of 1.70 last season with the Waterloo Wolves Midget AAA club.

35 Brandon Gordon

Position: Goalie

Height : 5’10

Weight: 175

Date of Birth: 1/7/97

Shoots: Left

Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

On April 6th, 2016, Gordon became the first T-Bird goalie to record a shutout in his first playoff game since Joel Horodziejczyk did back on March 23rd, 2013. During the 2015-2016 regular season, Gordon finished second in league shutouts with 4.

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