The Vernon Vipers are pleased to announce the captains of the 2013/2014 Vernon Vipers hockey team.
his fourth season with the Vipers, 20 year old defenseman Ryan Renz
will wear the C this year. This 6’3” D-man demonstrates work ethic,
dedication to the game and team work. Renz has put up a total of 125 pts
and 152 PMS in 3 seasons with the Vipers and is expected to be a major
contributor in the upcoming season.
As selected by the coaching staff the players joining Captain Ryan
Renz this season are as follows:
fourth-year Brendan Persley chalked up 41 pts for the Vipers last
season. The Unsung Hero Award Winner of 2012/2013 demonstrates
leadership both on and off the ice, he is expected to be a big part of
20 year old Jason Bird joined the Vipers last season
from the Coquitlam Express. The product of Vancouver BC appeared in 14
games last season registering 3 goals and 3 assists. He is expected to
contribute largely both on and off the ice this season.
old Mason Blacklock joined the Vipers at the trading deadline last
season after being acquired in a trade from the Surrey Eagles.
Blacklock appeared in 19 games with Vernon in 12/13 and posted 10 goals
and 8 assists. The veteran BCHL forward has appeared in 143 regular
20 year old Josh Bryan rounds out the alternate
captains. Bryan is a native of Sydney on Vancouver Island and he spent
last season with the Nanaimo Clippers. Known for his rugged defensive
play he also has an offensive side as the defenceman tallied career
highs in goals and points last season with 9 and 30. He brings a wealth
of experience having played in the Western Canada Cup last season and
having appeared in 159 BCHL regular season games.
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