Friday, August 27, 2010

Tri-City Americans News Americans Announce 2010-11 Main Camp Roster

Press Release

KENNEWICK, WA - Tri-City Americans' Governor/General Manager Bob Tory announced today the team's roster for next week's main camp. Following the conclusion of main camp, the Americans will depart for Everett and participate in the Silvertips' Pre-Season Tournament, set for Sept. 3-5 at Comcast Arena.

This year's main camp will feature 16 returning players from last season's Western Conference Championship team, along with four prospects that appeared in at least one game for Tri-City last season. There will also be one local prospect at this year's camp, forward Shawn McElroy. McElroy, along with Cody Castro, both played for the Tri-City Titans last season. There will also be three sets of brothers at this year's camp, featuring Adam and Matt Hughesman, Jordan and Marcus Messier along with Drew and Mitch Owsley.

Arriving late to this year's camp will be goaltender Alexander Pechurskiy and defenseman Nikita Kardashev. Pechurskiy and Kardashev, one of two of the Americans' first round CHL Import draft picks this year, are tentatively scheduled to arrive on September 5th.

2010-11 Main Camp Roster
Player, DOB, Height, Weight, Hometown, 09-10 Club

Ross Baadsvik, Mar. 16-92, 6'3 185, Langley, BC, Richmond Jr. B
Eric Comrie, July 6-95, 6'0 175, Newport Beach, CA, LA Selects Bantam AAA
Chris Driedger, May 18-94, 6'2 170, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Monarchs AA Midget
Jay Hudon, Mar. 1-92, 6'3 170, Zenon Park, SK, Melfort Mustangs Jr. A
Drew Owsley, Mar. 15-91, 5'8 160, Lethbridge, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Alexander Pechurskiy, June 4-90, 6'1 190, Magnitogorsk, RUS, TRI-CITY AMERICANS

Cody Castro, Jan. 8-92, 6'3 210, Aliso Viejo, CA, Tri-City Titans
Josh Cronan, Feb. 22-92, 6'4 225, Nanaimo, BC, North Island AAA Midget
Drydn Dow, Sept. 21-92, 5'9 165, Calgary, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Sam Grist, June 27-93, 6'4 200, Victoria, BC, Victoria Grizzlies Jr. A
Riley Guenther, Sept. 3-94, 6'0 175, Calgary, AB, Calgary Northstars AAA Midget
Justin Hamonic, Feb. 14-94, 6'1 180, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Monarchs AA Midget
Spencer Humphries, Apr. 30-92, 6'2 213, S. Delta, BC, Westside Warriors Jr. A
Nikita Kardashev, Sept. 25-92, 6'1 185, Minsk, BEL, Yunost Minsk Jr.
Brett Pile, July 24-93, 6'1 195, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Wild AAA Midget
Tyler Schmidt, Apr. 13-90, 6'1 210, Winnipeg, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Brock Sutherland, Jan. 14-91, 6'1 175, Brandon, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Zachary Yuen, Mar. 3-93, 6'1 190, Vancouver, BC, TRI-CITY AMERICANS

Mike Brown, June 8-90, 6'2 200, Calgary, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
David Conrad, Jan. 7-91, 6'1 190, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Saints Jr. A
Garrett Desmond, May 29-92, 6'2 185, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Wild AAA Midget
Justin Feser, July 29-92, 5'9 175, Red Deer, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Dylan Fluter, Feb. 1-94, 5'9 160, Saskatoon, SK, North Battleford AAA Midget
Patrick Holland, Jan. 7-92, 6'0 170, Lethbridge, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Adam Hughesman, Feb. 28-91, 5'11 185, Winnipeg, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Matt Hughesman, Feb. 28-94, 5'11 183, Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Sharks AA Midget
Brooks Macek, May15-92, 5'11 170, Winnipeg, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Shawn McElroy, Feb. 12-93, 5'11 160, W. Richland, WA, Tri-City Titans
Zach McPhee, Mar. 5-93, 6'3 182, Vernon, BC, Okanagan AAA Midget
Jordan Messier, Feb. 4-92, 6'2 190, Canmore, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Marcus Messier, Jan. 17-94, 5'9 145, Canmore, AB, Notre Dame AAA Midget
Max Moline, Jan. 30-93, 6'3 195, Lethbridge, AB, Lethbridge AAA Midget
Nils Moser, Jan. 3-93, 6'2 185, Canmore, AB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Tanner Olstad, Jan. 15-92, 5'8 165, Calgary, AB, Okotoks Oilers Jr. A
Mitch Owsley, May 12-93, 5'7 145, Lethbridge, AB, Lethbridge AAA Midget
Connor Rankin, Nov. 30-94, 6'0 180, N. Vancouver, BC, Vancouver NW Giants Midget
Kruise Reddick, July 6-90, 5'9 170, Manor, SK, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Brendan Shinnimin, Jan. 7-91, 5'9 170, Winnipeg, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS
Mason Wilgosh, May 16-91, 5'8 190, Winnipeg, MB, TRI-CITY AMERICANS

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