MUSKEGON, MI- The Muskegon Lumberjacks' roster has been set to begin the 2020-2021 hockey season.
The Lumberjacks are young this season but are not lacking in skill. The teams focus is on its speed, skill and energy. Mike Hamilton, the head coach of the Lumberjacks, said, "we are a puck possession team that plays from our toes. We want to be relentless and show determination in all aspects of our game."
Though the average age of the team is still young, the new addition of defenseman, John Larkin, will help bring a veteran presence to the blueline. "John has been playing for four seasons now and we are looking for him to be an experienced voice and leader," added Mike Hamilton.
"The players are preforming very well already," said Assistant Coach, Josh Nelson. "What we want is to teach them the small details and the awareness of the sacrifices they need to make in order to be successful."
The 2020-2021 Lumberjacks Roster:
Christophe Fillion | 20 yrs old | from Sherbrooke, QC | returning
Cristophe Tellier | 20 yrs old | from Sherbrooke, QC
John Farinacci | 19 yrs old | from Red Bank, NJ
Dylan Wendt | 19 yrs old | from Grand Haven, MI | returning
Rhett Pitlick | 19 yrs old | from Chaska, MN | returning
Philip Tresca | 18 yrs old | from Newton, MA
Danil Gushchin | 18 yrs old | from Yekaterinburg, RUS | returning
Cameron Berg | 18 yrs old | from White Bear Lake, MN | returning
Jack Williams | 18 yrs old | from Biddeford, ME
Benjamin Strinden | 18 yrs old | from Fargo, ND
Thomas Sinclair | 17 yrs old | from Toronto, ONT
Tanner Kelly | 18 yrs old | from San Diego, CA | returning
David Hymovitch | 18 yrs old | from Scottsdale, AZ
Owen Mehlenbacher | 16 yrs old | from Fort Erie, ONT
John Larkin | 19 yrs old | from Detroit, MI
Davis Pennington | 19 yrs old | from Saline, MI
Alex Gagne | 18 yrs old | from Bedford, NH
Hank Kempf | 18 yrs old | Wilmette, IL | returning
John Druskinis | 18 yrs old | from Plymouth, MI | returning
Jacob Guevin | 17 yrs old | from Drummondville, QC
Tyler Dunbar | 16 yrs old | from Sault St. Marie, MI | returning
Anthony Cliche | 17 yrs old | from Vallee-Junction, QC
Tyler Procious | 17 yrs old | from Rochester, NY
Christian Stoever | 20 yrs old | from Novi, MI
Jan Skorpik | 19 yrs old | from Brandy's Nad Labem, CZE