Posted on August 24, 2016 at 9:33 AM by Johnz
By now you may have noticed a pattern, players from the 14-15 and 15-16 team are returning to the Jr. Royals for the 2016-2017 NA3AHL Season.
The Royals have signed three returning standouts from the 2014 and 2015 teams.
Bryan Whelan - 5'9" 165 lb. forward was a multi-star of the week in the 14-15 season for the Royals earning him a spot on the MJHL All Star Team. In 42 games Bryan had 36 goals and 19 assists to lead the team in points "Speed, quickness, vision, hands, accuracy, I can run out of words to describe this very talented great player" said Coach Hoey. Bryan played the 2015 season with the Texas Jr Brahmas scoring 27 goals and 30 assists in 47 games.
Brandon Perrone - Returning to the Jr Royals '98 birth year Brandon Perrone was a standout for the 14-15 season for the Royals. A multi-star of the week player Brandon was also selected for the MJHL All Star Team and then selected as the 2014-15 Goalie of the Year. In the 14-15 season Brandon had a 2.51GAA with a .926 save percentage while posting a 22-7-1 overall record. In 2015-16 Brandon played for the Texas Jr Brahamas with a 1.73GAA and a .916 save percentage. He was selected for the NA3HL All-Rookie Team.
Tyler Murphy - Returning to the 16-17 team Tyler 1 5'9" 170lb. forward was with the Royals for both the 2014 and 2015 seasons. In 2014 in 29 games he had 8 goals and 11 assists and in 2015 in 17 games he had 17 goals and 9 assists. "He is a smart strong forward who has a lot of hockey instincts and sees the play develop well" said Head Coach Ken Hoey.
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