Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the acquisition of 19-year
old goaltender Connor LaCouvee from the Grande Paririe Storm of the AJHL
in exchange for future considerations.
The product of
Qualicum Beach, BC spent the majority of last season with the Cowichan
Valley Capitals, posting a 3.61 GAA and a .904 Save Percentage in 20
Proior to his time in the BCHL, LaCouvee was with the
Notre Dame Argos Midget AAA program in the SMAAAHL, where he appeared in
31 games posting a .901 Save Percentage in the regular season, and a
.931 Save Percentage in 8 playoff games.
LaCouvee was born in
1994 and is the third goaltender on the Centennial roster, joining
fellow '94s Devin Kero and Russell Sanderson, who has been placed on the
30-day injured reserve.
Head Coach Luke Pierce and Assistant
Coach Joe Martin would like to welcome Connor to Merritt, and look
forward to seeing him suit up in a Cents uniform.
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)