Posted on January 10, 2015 at 6:12 AM by Johnz
This year the Jr Royals will be sending six members to the MJHL All Star Weekend. Junior Royals Head Coach Ken Hoey has been selected to lead Team Francis in the MJHL All Star Game.
Five players from the Jr Royals team have been selected to play in the leagues Prospects Game for 96-97-98 birth years.
Brandon Perrone Goalie '98 birth year. In 22 games this season Brandon has a .933 save percentage and a 2.29GAA ratio. Although he is one of the younger members of this years team Brandon has shown maturity in the net. Coach Hoey said Brandon is an excellent athlete who amazes us every game.
Matt Araujo Defense '97 birth year. This is the send season for Matt at the junior level and this year he was selected as team captain. At 6'1" and 190lbs Matt is a strong presence at defense but is a strong two way player with 7 goals and 17 assists in 32 games.
Tyler Barrow '97 birth year. This two way player is relied on in both ends of the ice to make those game changing plays. Coach Hoey said Tyler is a fast, gutsy, and smart player who has great vision and hockey sense. In 30 games Tyler has 14 goals and 23 assists but those numbers are only a small part of his game.
Bryan Whelan '97 birth year. Speed, quickness, vision, hands, accuracy, I can run out of words to describe this very talented great player said Coach Hoey. He is the coaches dream player who is great both on and off the ice. In 32 games Bryan has 31 goals and 16 assists leading the Royals pin both goals and points this season.
Conor Flynn - Defense '97 birth year. Coach Hoey said of Conor "he is a coaches dream defensive player. He is quick, tough, smart, and an excellent skater. Conor is our go to guy in a defensive situation in that I know he will make good decisions and execute every time. In 25 games Conor has 9 goals and 11 assists.