Team Facts
Plays in British Columbia Hockey League Team colours Red, Black + White Town Merritt, BC, CAN Founded 1961

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#35 Merik Erickson (G) 18 2004 Burnaby, BC, CAN 6'1" 174 L
#1 Johnny Hicks (G) 17 2005 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'11" 154 L
#35 Conor Sullivan (G) 19 2003 Westborough, MA, USA 6'3" 190 L
DEFENSEMEN
#8 Tristan Allen (D) 19 2003 Kamloops, BC, CAN 5'11" 181 R
#6 Tyler Bates (D) 20 2002 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'9" 165 L
#2 Aleksey Chichkin (D) 17 2005 New Westminster, BC, CAN 6'5" 209 L
#4 Kyle Isenberg (D) 18 2004 Anaheim, CA, USA 6'1" 194 R
#22 Jackson Murphy-Johnson (D) 20 2002 Burnaby, BC, CAN 6'2" 196 L
#15 Carter Patterson (D) 19 2003 Burlington, ON, CAN 6'4" 201 R
#5 Michael Shara (D) 19 2003 Laguna Niguel, CA, USA 5'10" 185 R
#28 Erik Sollied (D) 17 2005 Langley, BC, CAN 6'0" 174 L
Jonathan Wong (D) 18 2004 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'9" 161 R
FORWARDS
#14 Walker Erickson (F) 20 2002 Surrey, BC, CAN 6'0" 185 R
#27 Connor Farren (F) 19 2003 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'7" 170 R
#23 Coleman Jenkins (C) 19 2003 Mansfield, MA, USA 6'3" 192 R
#29 Diego Johnson (F) 16 2006 Fort St. James, BC, CAN 5'11" 165 R
#17 Damon Jugnauth (F) 19 2003 Calgary, AB, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#18 Jackson Krill (F) 18 2004 Port Moody, BC, CAN 6'1" 185 R
#20
Rocco La Cara (C) 19 2003 Vancouver, BC, CAN 5'7" 165 L
#10 Christian Lowe (F) 20 2002 Port Moody, BC, CAN 5'10" 181 L
#21 Jaxson Murray (RW) 19 2003 St. Clements, ON, CAN 5'10" 181 R
#19 Davide Patella (C) 18 2004 Laval, QC, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#9 Brandon Sacchetti (F) 20 2002 Montréal, QC, CAN 5'11" 194 L
#7 Carter Schmidt (F) 18 2004 Kelowna, BC, CAN 5'6" 154 R
#9 Brayden Sinclair (F) 17 2005 Coquitlam, BC, CAN 6'1" 174 L
#11 Jacob Smith (F) 18 2004 Trail, BC, CAN 5'11" 154 R
#16 Ryan Spinale (F) 18 2004 Plymouth, MA, USA 6'5" 205 R
#24 Mark Thurston (F) 19 2003 North Delta, BC, CAN 6'3" 201 L
Position: G: 3, D: 9, F: 16 | Av Age: 18.5 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 181 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 23 players
5 players
Experience Merritt Centennials: 761 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Nicola Valley Memorial Arena Location Merritt, BC, CAN Capacity 1 000 Construction Year -
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/30/2022
11/30/2022 Confirmed Joining Jonathan Wong (D) Joining from Dauphin Kings
11/26/2022
11/26/2022 Confirmed Leaving Chase Cooke (D) Leaving for Humboldt Broncos
11/16/2022
11/16/2022 Confirmed Leaving Hayden Dunford (G) Leaving for Humboldt Broncos
11/16/2022 Confirmed Joining Jackson Murphy-Johnson (D) Joining from Drumheller Dragons
11/02/2022
11/02/2022 Confirmed Leaving Diego Johnson (F) Leaving for Univ. of Wisconsin
10/31/2022
10/31/2022 Confirmed Leaving Trevor Thurston (D) Leaving for Cape Breton Eagles
10/29/2022
10/29/2022 Confirmed Leaving Victor Barakett (F) Leaving for Bonnyville Pontiacs
10/21/2022
10/21/2022 Confirmed Joining Trevor Thurston (D) Joining from Prince Albert Raiders
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 BCJHL 60 16 5 39 - - 304 400 37 0.62 5 Did not make playoffs
1994-1995 BCJHL 60 18 2 40 - - 209 340 38 0.63 4 Did not make playoffs
1995-1996 BCHL 60 26 2 32 - - 246 258 54 0.90 3 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 BCHL 60 23 4 33 - 0 179 262 48 0.80 5 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 BCHL 60 24 - 32 - 4 223 238 52 0.87 4 First round loss
1998-1999 BCHL 60 23 - 31 - 6 224 277 52 0.87 4 Conference SF loss
1999-2000 BCHL 60 33 0 22 - 5 240 220 71 1.18 4 Conference Final loss
2000-2001 BCHL 60 30 - 21 - 9 223 214 69 1.15 2 Final loss
2001-2002 BCHL 60 25 0 32 - 3 215 245 53 0.88 6 Conference QF loss
2002-2003 BCHL 60 28 4 26 - 2 242 228 62 1.03 4 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 BCHL 60 29 0 27 - 4 221 249 62 1.03 4 Conference QF loss
2004-2005 BCHL 60 27 0 30 - 3 210 223 57 0.95 6 Conference QF loss
2005-2006 BCHL 60 33 1 18 - 8 236 205 75 1.25 4 Conference SF loss
2006-2007 BCHL 60 25 1 27 - 7 212 259 58 0.97 6 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 BCHL 60 13 1 38 - 8 156 305 35 0.58 8 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 BCHL 60 13 0 44 - 3 148 288 29 0.48 8 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 BCHL 60 22 0 36 - 2 215 319 46 0.77 7 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 BCHL 60 22 1 31 - 6 157 216 51 0.85 6 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 BCHL 60 34 2 18 - 6 194 171 76 1.27 2 Conference Final loss
2012-2013 BCHL 56 31 3 17 2 5 183 148 70 1.25 3 Conference SF loss
2013-2014 BCHL 58 31 4 22 7 1 184 165 67 1.16 4 Division Semifinal loss
2014-2015 BCHL 58 32 0 24 - 2 208 207 66 1.14 3 Division Semifinal loss
2015-2016 BCHL 58 23 1 30 2 4 204 242 51 0.88 5 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 BCHL 58 23 - 25 - 8 183 186 56 0.97 5 Division Semifinal loss
2017-2018 BCHL 58 24 - 27 - 5 185 177 55 0.95 6 First round loss
2018-2019 BCHL 58 36 - 15 - 7 220 182 79 1.36 2 First round loss
2019-2020 BCHL 58 14 - 40 - 4 168 279 32 0.55 7 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 BCHL 20 3 - 17 - 0 45 91 6 0.30 3 No playoffs held
2021-2022 BCHL 54 3 - 47 - 4 96 327 10 0.19 9 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 BCHL 25 7 - 14 - 4 74 116 18 0.72 9 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Tyler Ward (F) 2022-2023 Tölzer Löwen Germany3 22 12 29 41 2
2. Ryan Mulrenin (F) 2022-2023 Minnesota Moose USPHL Premier 20 20 14 34 22
3. Jack Henderson (F) 2022-2023 Osoyoos Coyotes KIJHL 20 12 22 34 18
4. Jakob Jones (F) 2022-2023 Swan Valley Stampeders MJHL 29 17 15 32 6
5. Rhett Willcox (F) 2022-2023 Kowloon Warriors CIHL HK 8 9 20 29 4
6. Nick Wicks (F) 2022-2023 Simon Fraser Univ. BCIHL 11 10 17 27 6
7. Diego Cuglietta (F) 2022-2023 Cortina AlpsHL 20 11 15 26 20
8. Wyatt Marlow (F) 2022-2023 Soo Thunderbirds NOJHL 20 12 10 22 24
9. Nicholas Fidanza (F) 2022-2023 Williams Lake Stampeders CIHL 5 11 10 21 0
10. Sean Maktaak (D) 2022-2023 Hazelton Wolverines CIHL 8 9 12 21 12
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
3. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
4. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
5. Kevin Cheveldave (F) 126 107 117 224
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
3. Kevin Cheveldave (F) 126 107 117 224
4. Bill Muckalt (F) 157 103 105 208
5. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darrell Zelinski (F) 65 160 187 347
2. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
3. Al Rushton (F) 165 127 142 269
4. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 212 86 135 221
5. Pat Ryan (F) 150 102 131 233
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Mike Catchpole (D) 98 22 62 733
2. Greg Agar (F) 108 79 177 623
3. John B. Graham (F) 170 57 126 581
4. Mike Ewanchuk (F) 164 22 68 524
5. Brad Carpenter (F) 230 73 177 523
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Silvan Harper (F) 235 37 51 88
2. Brad Carpenter (F) 230 73 104 177
3. Guy Prince (F) 219 95 154 249
4. Ryan Minnabarriet (F) 212 86 135 221
5. Rylan Van Unen (F) 212 47 42 89
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Kelly Ferner (F) 57 55 134 2.35
2. Fred Berry (F) 60 60 136 2.27
3. Ken Stroud (F) 66 55 140 2.12
4. Joe Rybar (F) 96 67 196 2.04
5. Jeff Kitsch (F) 20 23 40 2.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ken Stroud (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 66 55 85 140 2.12 116
2. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
3. Kelly Ferner (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 57 55 79 134 2.35 203
4. Brent Demerais (F) 1983-1984 BCJHL 60 67 58 125 2.08 188
5. Joe Rybar (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 44 42 79 121 2.75 39
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brent Demerais (F) 1983-1984 BCJHL 60 67 58 125 2.08 188
2. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
3. Darrell Zelinski (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL - 60 57 117 - -
4. John Coyle (F) 1995-1996 BCHL 58 58 54 112 1.93 35
5. Bill Muckalt (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 43 58 51 109 2.54 99
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ken Stroud (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 66 55 85 140 2.12 116
2. Kelly Ferner (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 57 55 79 134 2.35 203
3. Joe Rybar (F) 1993-1994 BCJHL 44 42 79 121 2.75 39
4. Fred Berry (F) 1973-1974 BCJHL 60 60 76 136 2.27 91
5. Gary Sirkia (F) 1977-1978 BCJHL 65 34 76 110 1.69 73
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mike Catchpole (D) 1985-1986 BCJHL 50 14 21 35 0.70 409
2. Robert Pfoh (F) 1982-1983 BCJHL 43 10 12 22 0.51 376
3. Greg Agar (F) 1975-1976 BCJHL 56 39 48 87 1.55 323
4. Brad Loring (F) 1988-1989 BCJHL 55 14 7 21 0.38 306
5. Greg Agar (F) 1974-1975 BCJHL 52 40 50 90 1.73 300
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 181 lbs 18.50
2021-2022 6'0" 179 lbs 19.12
2020-2021 6'0" 184 lbs 19.50
2019-2020 6'0" 185 lbs 19.21
2018-2019 5'11" 180 lbs 19.61
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
The BCHL's longest continuously-run franchise.